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Geneva Open: Jarry upends top seed Ruud to reach semi-finals
Nicolas Jarry edged out Casper Ruud 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5 on Thursday evening. He’ll face German Alexander Zverev, the No 3 seed, in the next round
Chilean Nicolas Jarry upended Norwegian Casper Ruud, the top seed, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5 to move into the semi-finals of the Geneva Open at Tennis Club de Genève, Parc des Eaux-Vives on Thursday evening.
Jarry, ranked No 54, will face German Alexander Zverev, the No 3 seed, next. It’s the first time Ruud has ever lost a match on Swiss clay.
JARRY THE GIANT SLAYER 🤯@NicoJarry hands Ruud his first ever loss on Swiss clay, defeating the top seed 3-6 7-6 7-5 💥@genevaopen #atpgva pic.twitter.com/azcWBD6owG
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) May 25, 2023
The Chilean beat Serb Dusan Lajovic (6-4, 6-2) and Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor, the No 6 seed (W/O) ahead of his victory.
In the previous round of the Geneva tournament, Ruud, ranked No 4, won against American J.J. Wolf (6-3, 7-5).
Geneva ATP 250, other last eight results (Tennis Club de Genève, Parc des Eaux-Vives, clay, EUR 562.815, most recent results first):
- Alexander Zverev beat Yibing Wu: 4-1 ret.
- Grigor Dimitrov (4) beat Christopher O’Connell: 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4
- Taylor Fritz (2) beat Ilya Ivashka: 6-1, 6-2