Tennis-Ruthless Ruud topples Shapovalov to win Geneva Open


  • Tennis
  • Sunday, 23 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: ATP Masters 1000 - Madrid Open - Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain - May 8, 2021 Norway's Casper Ruud in action during his semi final match against Italy's Matteo Berrettini REUTERS/Sergio Perez

(Reuters) - Third seed Casper Ruud claimed his second career title on the ATP Tour after beating Denis Shapovalov 7-6(6) 6-4 in the final of the claycourt Geneva Open on Saturday.

Norwegian Ruud did not concede a single break point to the Canadian second seed to prevail in the battle of the 22-year-olds and add to the Argentina Open title he won last year.

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