Casper Ruud: I feel nerves in my first Laver Cup match

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Casper Ruud: I feel nerves in my first Laver Cup match

World No. 10 Casper Ruud is excited about making his debut at this week's Laver Cup. Ruud, 22, is one of six players ranked inside the top-10 that are representing Team Europe at the Laver Cup. Ruud has no previous expeience of playing at the Laver Cup but he took some advice from Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev.

"I'm really excited, It will be kind of fun to get the show going. I'm sure I will feel some nerves in 24 hours when I'm about to step on court. I have great teammates -- Stefanos, Sascha have played there before -- they have shared their knowledge in our team dinner yesterday about how it was.

We have a good plan I think so hopefully I can get Team Europe off to a good start. I'm excited and ready to make my debut," Ruud said.

Ruud is having a big season

Ruud has had a great season so far, winning four titles.

Ruud is now hoping to finish the year ranked inside the top-10 and make his debut at the Nitto ATP Finals. "It is to reach Turin and finish in the Top 10. He is focused on getting to the [Nitto] ATP Finals. Without clay, it may be a little bit tougher, but he can play well on hard courts, and mentally he is prepared.

There are six big events left this season and we will try to do well in all these events," Ruud's father Christian reveaed. After Wimbledon, Ruud claimed three ATP titles in as many weeks, winning Bastad, Gstaad and Kitbuhel.

"It was then just amazing winning three titles in a row," Christian Ruud said. "He wanted to take the opportunity to do well because they were the last three tournaments on clay. To win all three is a little bit more than we expected. Of course, we are happy."