Casper Ruud will be up against Swedish player, Elias Ymer in the 1st round of the French Open. The 2022 French Open runner-up would be hoping for a deeper run in the French Open. On the other hand, the 27-year-old would be hoping to make an impact in the French Open.
Casper Ruudis the current World No. 4 and will be playing at the French Open in2023 after reaching the quarterfinals of the Geneva Open. The Norwegian has won only one title this year, which was at the Estoril Open. He went on to win the title by beating Serbian Miomir Kecmanovicwith a score of 6-2, 7-6. The 24-year-old has had a below-par season so far. He would be hoping to gain momentum as the tournament progresses.
Elias Ymeris currently ranked 155 and has made it to the main draw by battling through the qualifiers. The Swedish player last played at the ATP Challenger tournament in Bordeaux, France where he was knocked out in the 1st round itself. Ymer was not able to make it to the main draw in the Australian Open this year. It will be an uphill for him task to challenge last year’s French Open runner up but he would try to give his best shot.
As far as head-to-head is concerned, the duo haven’t played in the past and therefore this will be their 1st encounter.
Casper Ruud vs Elias Ymer: Prediction
According to the most recent form and consistency, the Russian is most likely to win the encounter.
Match Prediction: Casper Ruud to win in straight sets.
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