Still little known to the general public, Holger Rune was one of the sensations of the last edition of Roland-Garros. The 2019 junior tournament winner, who had never been past a Grand Slam round before, reached the quarter-finals at the age of 19, before surrendering to eventual finalist Casper Ruud. Twelve months later, he is now a very serious outsider.
- Roland Garros Men's Singles
- Roland Garros Women's Singles
The Dane has grown since then, with a dazzling last autumn and two titles, including the one won at the Masters 1000 in Paris where he beat five players in the top 10, including a certain Novak Djokovic in the final. In four tournaments on clay this spring, he reached the final three times (Monte Carlo, Munich and Rome) and won once (Munich) for a record of thirteen wins against three losses. He notably dominated (again) Djokovic in Rome. Enough to nourish serious ambitions for the one who enters the competition this Wednesday against the South African Christopher Eurbanks: "This year...
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