the norwegian Casper Ruudseventh in the world ranking, is the first classified in the US Open Finallast Grand Slam of the year, after beating (7-6, 6-2, 5-7 and 6-2) the Russian Karen Khachanov31 in the world, this Friday at the Arthur Ashe Stadium of New York.
Ruud, 23 years old, will play the final this Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Central Mexico time, against the winner of the series between Spanish Carlos Alcarazfourth in the world, and the American Frances Tiafoe26 in the world ranking.
In case the Norwegian wins the American ‘big’ He would become the first tennis player from his country to win the US Open and to reach the number 1 position in the ranking ATP since it was established in 1973.
The first set was a constant battle between the Dane and the Russian, neither managed to break their rival’s serve and the first set was defined in the ‘tiebreak’ (7-5) in favor of Ruud.
In the second partial the story was different, Khachanov he took the first game and then the Dane won the next five to take an important lead (5-1).], from which his rival could not recover and sentenced the second set in his favor (6-2).
Again, in the third set neither could break the rival’s serve in the first ten games (5-5), but in the next two Khachanov He reacted and won (5-7) his only set of the match.
In the fourth and final set, Ruud swept the Russian only falling in two games (6-2) and got his ticket to the Final this Sunday in Arthur Ashe Stadium of New York.