Norway’s Casper Ruud wins 1st title at Argentina Open
Norwegian Casper Ruud clinched his first title by beating lucky loser Pedro Sousa 6-1, 6-4 in the Argentina Open final on Sunday.
The 21-year-old Ruud didn’t face a break point in his nine service games and broke his Portuguese opponent three times.
Eighth-seeded Ruud reached the final in Buenos Aires after beating Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero in the semifinals.
The 31-year-old Sousa, ranked 145th, had a walkover in his semifinal against top-seeded Diego Schwartzman.