Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud have started the South American tour. The first stage was in Buenos Aires, where they played a single match. Rafael Nadal did not miss the chance to delight the local crowd with some amazing shots. Here is a super-fast forehand that was probably one of the fastest shots that Rafa has ever made. Enjoy the view.
Rafa hits one of his fastest ever forehands. What a shot!🔥 pic.twitter.com/gPPkxfZjk0
— Olly 🎾🇬🇧 (@Olly_Tennis_) November 23, 2022
Rafael Nadal in 2022
This season Rafael has achieved a composed 39-8 win-loss record. Rafael has won 4 titles in 2022 in Melbourne, Australian Open, Acapulco and French Open. The Spaniard got to the final in Indian Wells.
Casper Ruud in 2022
Currently, during this year the Norwegian has a 51-22 win-loss record. Ruud has won 3 titles in 2022 in Buenos Aires, Geneva and Gstaad. Casper got to the final in Miami, French Open, U.S. Open and Nitto ATP Finals.
Rafael Nadal and Casper Ruud faced off just 2 times. Their current record is 2-0 for Nadal. The last time they competed against each other, Rafael Nadal won 7-5 7-5 in the round robin in Turin (Nitto ATP Finals) on the 17th of November 2022.
You can see them in action in the following highlights.