Tennis-Teenager Rune relishing big stage, aiming for the top


FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP Masters 1000 - Monte Carlo Masters - Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France - April 13, 2022 Denmark's Holger Rune reacts during his second round match against Norway’s Casper Ruud REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

PARIS (Reuters) - Danish teenager Holger Rune is aiming to become the world's best player and his results at the French Open suggest that one of the sport's most exciting prospects is on the right track.

Rune dropped just eight games in a devastating performance against Swiss Henri Laaksonen on Thursday to set up a third- round match against Frenchman Hugo Gaston, ranked 74th in the world, in only his third Grand Slam tournament.

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