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Geneva Open 2021 Final: Casper Ruud stuns Denis Shapovalov to clinch title

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Geneva Open 2021 Final: Casper Ruud stuns Denis Shapovalov to clinch title– Casper Ruud has defeated Denis Shapovalov in straight sets 7-6, 6-4 after an intense battle to win the Geneva Open 2021 title on Saturday.

As per a report from cjme.com, Canadians are on an eight-match losing streak in ATP Tour finals and are 1-17 in finals since Milos Raonic won in Brisbane in 2016. The only win in that stretch was Shapovalov in Stockholm in 2019.

Casper Ruud had defeated Pablo Andujar in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 to progress into the finals of the Geneva Open. He delivered a strong performance against Pablo Andujar who had ousted Swiss Legend, Roger Federer. 

As per ATP Tour, Ruud improved to a tour-leading 32 clay-court wins in 2020-21, ahead of Stefanos Tsitsipas (26) and Cristian Garin (25).

The Norwegian has been in impressive form throughout the clay-court swing, arriving in Geneva on the back of three consecutive semi-finals at Monte-Carlo (l. Rublev), Munich (l.Basilashvili) and Madrid (l. Berrettini), it added.

Total Prize money: €419,470

Head to Head: Denis Shapovalov vs Casper Ruud

It was the first head to head match between Denis Shapovalov and Casper Ruud.

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