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Casper Ruud to Face Stefanos Tsitsipas in Barcelona Open Final

Barcelona: The stage is set for an exciting showdown as Norway’s Casper Ruud is poised to take on Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of the Barcelona Open tennis tournament following their impressive semifinal victories.

Ruud secured his spot in the final after a hard-fought battle against Tomas Etcheverry. Despite facing a tough challenge, Ruud managed to maintain his composure after trailing 4-2 in the opening set. He displayed resilience by saving two set points at 6-5 down, ultimately forcing a tiebreak. With determination and skill, Ruud clinched the tiebreak and sealed victory with a 7-6 (6), 6-4 win over Etcheverry. Remarkably, Ruud has yet to drop a set in the tournament, showcasing his formidable form on the court.

Meanwhile, Tsitsipas faced his own test in the semifinal clash against Dusan Lajovic. After dropping the opening set 7-5 to the unseeded Serbian, Tsitsipas staged a remarkable comeback. The Greek star rallied to claim the second set 6-4, demonstrating his resilience and fighting spirit. With his serve firing on all cylinders and Lajovic showing signs of fatigue, Tsitsipas seized control in the decisive third set, ultimately triumphing with a 6-2 victory.

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