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Holger Rune believes he is playing close to his 'best tennis' as he prepares for run at French Open

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Holger Rune says he is playing close to his ‘best tennis’ ahead of the French Open. The current world No. 6 reached the quarter-finals of the 2022 edition of Roland-Garros and beat Novak Djokovic on his way to the final of the Italian Open last week.

And with the absence of tournament stalwart Rafael Nadal, at 20 years old, Ruud might consider himself one of a group of younger players who are set to dominate the sport.

Ad Rune has also won the Munich Open this season and speaking to Eurosport ahead of the French, he said that he was looking forward to the start of one of his favourite tournaments.

Roland-GarrosCorretja expects 'genius' Medvedev and 'explosive' Rune to impress at French Open22/05/2023 AT 17:32 “I'm super happy and excited to be back,” he replied. “It's one of my favourite tournaments of the year. “And it's been a great clay-court season so far; I've been building up, playing some good matches and feeling in good shape and am looking forward to the start.” Rune reached the final of the Italian Open last week, where he lost to Daniil Medvedev, but he added that he felt in great shape.

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