30 Facts About Emil Ruusuvuori

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Emil Ruusuvuori is a Finnish professional tennis player.

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Emil Ruusuvuori reached a career high ATP singles ranking of World No 42 on 18 July 2022.

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Emil Ruusuvuori is currently the No 1 Finnish singles tennis player.

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Emil Ruusuvuori has a career-high doubles ranking of World No 179 achieved on 2 May 2022.

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At the age of 14, nine years after he first began playing tennis, Emil Ruusuvuori entered his first ITF Juniors tournament, the Nokia Junior Cup, in 2013.

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Emil Ruusuvuori saw additional success in 2015, including one final in both singles and doubles as well as another doubles title.

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Emil Ruusuvuori made his singles breakthrough in 2016, winning four events in total.

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Emil Ruusuvuori continued his doubles success as well, winning three events and reaching the finals of two more.

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Emil Ruusuvuori then entered the Australian Open, his debut grand slam event, participating in both the boys' singles and doubles.

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10.

Emil Ruusuvuori then returned to the junior tour, competing in the 33.

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11.

Emil Ruusuvuori then competed in the 58th Trofeo Bonfiglio junior event, losing in the first round of both singles and doubles.

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12.

Emil Ruusuvuori competed in both the boys' singles and doubles at the French Open.

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13.

Emil Ruusuvuori then competed in the Portugal F9 Futures, winning three rounds in singles qualifying before reaching the quarterfinals.

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The next week, Emil Ruusuvuori reached his first Challenger event main draw, coming through qualifying to reach the second round of the Bangkok Challenger.

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15.

Emil Ruusuvuori drastically improved his ATP ranking in 2019 as he had risen from 385 at the beginning of the year to 123 at the end.

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16.

Emil Ruusuvuori made and won his first challenger final in April 2019 and would go on to win 3 of 4 more challenger finals.

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17.

In September 2019, Emil Ruusuvuori stunned World No 5 and 2-time French Open finalist Dominic Thiem in straight sets in a Davis Cup match against Austria for his first top-10 win.

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18.

Emil Ruusuvuori subsequently reached the second round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career.

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19.

Emil Ruusuvuori exited the tournament after retiring in the third set against Ruud.

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20.

Emil Ruusuvuori reached the semifinals in Nur-Sultan, where he lost to Adrian Mannarino.

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21.

On March 26,2021 Emil Ruusuvuori scored a major upset over World No 7 Alexander Zverev at the Miami Open for a second top-10 victory in his career.

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22.

Emil Ruusuvuori reached the fourth round where he lost to Jannik Sinner, his best result yet at a Masters 1000 event.

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Emil Ruusuvuori reached the semifinals of the 2021 Atlanta Open, beating Mackenzie McDonald, seventh seed Benoit Paire, and third seed Cameron Norrie before losing to Brandon Nakashima.

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24.

Emil Ruusuvuori played Prajnesh Gunneswaran in the 2021 Citi Open, winning, before bowing out to Sinner in the second round.

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25.

At the 2021 Winston-Salem Open, Emil Ruusuvuori reached his third quarterfinal of the year defeating again twelfth seeded Benoit Paire, and his third tour-level semifinal in his career defeating fourteenth seed Richard Gasquet along the way.

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26.

Emil Ruusuvuori started the year with success, reaching the semi-finals of the Melbourne Summer Set 1, where he was defeated in two close sets by eventual champion Rafael Nadal.

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27.

Emil Ruusuvuori reached a career-high of No 63 on 25 April after successful second rounds showings at the 2022 BNP Paribas Open, the 2022 Miami Open, the 2022 Monte-Carlo Masters and a third round at the 2022 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell.

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28.

Emil Ruusuvuori reached the quarterfinals at the 2022 BMW Open and moved to the top 60 at World No 59 on 2 May 2022.

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29.

Emil Ruusuvuori won his first match at the 2022 French Open over Ugo Humbert in five sets.

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30.

Emil Ruusuvuori made his debut at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships and won his first match at this Major defeating Yoshihito Nishioka.

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