Holger Vitus Nødskov Rune

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Holger Vitus Nødskov Rune
Country (sports) Denmark
Born (2003-04-29) 29 April 2003 (age 17)
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$7,704
Singles
Career record4-1
Career titles1 ITF
Highest ranking555 (29 July 2019)
Current ranking1005 (16 March 2020)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Junior2R (2019)
French Open JuniorW (2019)
Wimbledon Junior3R (2019)
US Open Junior2R (2019)
Doubles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
Highest ranking1882 (9 March 2020)
Last updated on: 22 March 2020.

Holger Vitus Nødskov Rune (born 29 April 2003) is a Danish tennis player.[2] Holger was born in Copenhagen and currently resides in Charlottenlund together with his mother Aneke Rune, father Anders Nødskov, and sister Alma Nødskov Rune. He trains at the Mouratoglou Academy since 2016.[3]

Career[edit]

In 2014, he became Danish U12 champion in mixed doubles with Clara Tauson.[4] Three years later, he won the European U14 singles championship.[5] At age 15, he became the youngest Danish male singles champion by winning the 2019 indoor tournament.[6]

On October 27, 2019, he achieved a ITF juniors ranking of 1 in the world.[7] On 8 June 2019 Rune defeated Toby Alex Kodat to win the 2019 French Open boys' singles title. On 28 October 2019 he defeated Harold Mayot to win the 2019 ITF Junior Finals.

Holger received a wildcard and won the Blois ATP Challenger[8].[9] At the time, he was 16 years, 1 month and 18 days old. Holger also competed in the Amersfoort Challenger in the month of July 2019 where he captured his second ATP Challenger win.[10]

ITF World Tennis Tour and Challenger Finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challengers (0–0)
ITF World Tennis Tour (1–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2020 M25 Klosters, Switzerland World Tennis Tour Clay Netherlands Jesper De Jong 6–4, 6–2
Loss 1–1 Sep 2020 M15 Melilla, Spain World Tennis Tour Clay Kazakhstan Timofei Skatov 6–3, 0–6, 1–6

Junior Grand Slam[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 2019 French Open Clay United States Toby Alex Kodat 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–0
3R 2019 Wimbledon Grass United Kingdom Anton Matusevich 6–4, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Holger Rune". ATP. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Holger Vitus Nødskov Rune - ITF Profile".
  3. ^ https://www.lequipe.fr/Tennis/Actualites/Roland-garros-victoire-chez-les-juniors-du-danois-holger-vitus-nodskov-rune/1027440
  4. ^ Østergaard, Mikael (14 July 2014). "Gentoftes tennistalenter med i 10 finaler". lokalavisen.dk. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  5. ^ Dalsgaard Jensen, Ole (9 April 2018). "C WorldWide Talentprisen: Holger og Clara modtager hver 50.000 kr. til rejser". Tennis Avisen. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  6. ^ Dalsgaard Jensen, Ole (1 April 2019). "DM Inde: Holger yngste vinder nogensinde. Hannah vinder sin 3. DM-titel". Tennis Avisen. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Rankings".
  8. ^ "Blois | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  9. ^ "Holger Rune é o sexto mais jovem deste século a ganhar num Challenger". Bola Amarela (in Portuguese). 2019-06-17. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  10. ^ "Amersfoort | Draws | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved 2019-07-23.

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