Christian Ruud

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Christian Ruud
Country  Norway
Residence Oslo, Norway
Born (1972-08-24) August 24, 1972 (age 42)
Oslo, Norway
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1991
Retired 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,399,813
Singles
Career record 115-143
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 39 (9 October 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1997)
French Open 3R (1995, 1999)
Wimbledon 1R (1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000)
US Open 2R (1997, 1999)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 3R (1996)
Doubles
Career record 5-10
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 264 (16 August 1993)
Last updated on: 13 August 2009.

Christian Ruud (born 24 August 1972) is a Norwegian former tennis player who turned professional in 1991. He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 39 in October 1995.

Ruud was born in Oslo, and represented Norway at three consecutive Olympic Games, reaching the third round in Atlanta in 1996.

Ruud won twelve titles on the Challenger Series but reached only one ATP World Tour final, losing the 1995 Swedish Open in Båstad to Fernando Meligeni in straight sets. Later he got a daughter named Anniken Ruud.

ATP singles titles (12)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (12)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1993 Finland Tampere Clay Belgium Xavier Daufresne 6–4, 6–3
2. 1993 France Montauban Clay Morocco Younes El Aynaoui 6–7, 6–4, 7–6
3. 1994 Belgium Oostende Clay Belgium Johan Van Herck 2–6, 6–4, 6–1
4. 1994 Peru Lima Clay Argentina Hernán Gumy 3–6, 7–5, 6–3
5. 1994 United States Glendale Hard United States Michael Joyce 6–1, 6–3
6. 1994 United States Naples Clay United States Brian Dunn 6–1, 6–0
7. 1995 Germany Furth Clay Sweden Magnus Gustafsson 7–6, 6–4
8. 1996 Morocco Agadir Clay Germany Oliver Gross 2–6, 6–3, 7–5
9. 1998 United States Birmingham Clay Belgium Johan Van Herck 2–6, 6–1, 6–1
10. 1998 Germany Furth Clay Norway Jan Frode Andersen 6–4, 7–5
11. 1998 Poland Poznań Clay Argentina Martín Rodríguez 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
12. 1998 United States Rancho Mirage Hard United States Cecil Mamiit 6–7, 6–3, 6–2

External links[edit]