The first Nadal vs Ruud match was in the final of the French Open tournament in 2022 with Rafael Nadal winning the match in straight sets (6-3, 6-3, 6-0).
Their match at the 2022 French Open was their first and only match to date so Nadal currently leads their H2H 1-0.
Nadal vs Ruud Quick Facts
|Rafael Nadal||vs||Casper Ruud|
|2001||Year turned Pro||2015|
|Left handed||Plays||Right handed|
|Two handed backhand||Backhand||Two handed backhand|
|100% (1/1)||Winning Percentage||0% (0/1)|
|0||Matches won on a hard court||0|
|1||Matches won on clay||0|
|0||Matches won on grass||0|
|0||Matches won in Finals||0|
|1||Matches won in Grand Slam Tournaments||0|
|0||Matches won in Masters 1000 Tournaments||0|
|0||Matches won in ATP World Tour Finals||0|
|0||Matches won in the Davis Cup||0|
Nadal vs Ruud Head to Head Stats
Head to Head at the Grand Slams
|Year||Grand Slam||Round||Winner||Match Score|
|2022||French Open||Final||Nadal||6-3, 6-3, 6-0|
Ruud and Nadal have played each other once in grand slam tournaments (2022 French Open) with Nadal currently leading their grand slam H2H 1-0.
Head to Head by Court Surface
To date, all but one of their matches have been on clay courts and they have yet to play each other on a grass or hard court.
Head to Head on Clay Courts
|2022||Roland Garros||Final||Nadal||6-3, 6-3, 6-0|
Casper Ruud and Rafael Nadal have only ever played each other once on clay and that was at the 2022 French Open, with Nadal winning the match in straight sets to claim his 14th French Open Singles Title.
Nadal vs Ruud Matches Played per Year
Below is a schedule of the matches played by Nadal and Ruud over the years.
|Year||Matches Played||Nadal Wins||Ruud Wins||H2H (Nadal – Ruud)|
Rafael Nadal vs Casper Ruud – Roland Garros 2022 Final Highlights
Frequently Asked Questions about the Nadal and Ruud Rivalry
Has Ruud ever played Nadal?
Yes, Casper Ruud played Nadal in the final of the 2022 French Open.
When did Nadal and Ruud first play each other?
Their first match was at the French Open in 2022, where Nadal won the match in straight sets 6-3, 6-3, 6-0.
Has Casper Ruud ever beaten Nadal on Clay?
No, Ruud has yet to beat Nadal on clay.
Has Casper Ruud ever beaten Nadal at the French Open?
No, Ruud has yet to beat Nadal at the French Open.
Has Nadal and Ruud ever played each other on grass or hard courts?
No, they have yet to play each other on grass or hard courts.
Has Nadal and Ruud ever played doubles together?
To date, Nadal and Ruud have not played doubles together.
Is Ruud from the Nadal academy?
Yes, Casper Ruud is a graduate of the Rafael Nadal Academy.