ATP 250 Bastad

Rublev Wins One-Sided Bastad Battle Over Ruud

BASTAD/WASHINGTON, July 23, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday afternoon’s one-sided Nordea Open final between World No. 4 Casper Ruud of Norway and World No. 7 Andrey Rublev of Russia, played on red clay under occasionally drizzly conditions in Bastad, Sweden, provided the […]

What A Difference A Year Has Made For Ruud At Bastad

BASTAD/WASHINGTON, July 20, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) What a difference a year has made for Casper Ruud. Twelve months ago, the popular Norwegian arrived in Bastad as the defending champion of the Nordea Open, after winning a title on clay […]

Cerundolo Wins Nordea Open Title A Long Way From Home

BASTAD/WASHINGTON, July 17, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Both Francisco Cerundolo and Sebastian Baez, each from Buenos Aires, Argentina, have been playing some of the best tennis of their young careers this week. That it’s happening nearly 5,000 miles away from […]

Baez To Challenge Cerundolo For Nordea Open Title

BASTAD/STARNBERG, July 16, 2022 Two Argentines will go head-to-head in Sunday’s Nordea Open championship match, as Francisco Cerundolo will challenge No. 8 seed Sebastian Baez for the Bastad title. Cerundolo defeated fifth favourite Pablo Carreno Busta from Spain 6-3, 6-2. […]

Carreno Cruises Past Schwartzman At Nordea Open Bastad

BASTAD/STARNBERG, July 15, 2022 Pablo Carreno Busta cruised past No. 3 seed Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-1, 6-0 on Friday afternoon to reach the semi-finals of the Nordea Open in Bastad. The third favourite from Spain, who is making his […]

Thiem Topples Bautista Agut At Nordea Open Bastad

BASTAD/STARNBERG, July 14, 2022 Dominic Thiem backed up his first win on the ATP Tour in 14 months with a hard-fought 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-4 victory against fourth-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the quarterfinals at the Nordea Open in Bastad […]

Cerundolo Knocks Out Ruud At Nordea Open Bastad

BASTAD, July 13, 2022 Francisco Cerundolo headlined Wednesday’s second-round action at the Nordea Open in Bastad by knocking out World No. 6 and top seed Casper Ruud from Norway 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. The 23-year-old Argentine withstood nine aces and broke […]