Holger Rune Bio
- • Full name is Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune.
- • Father, Anders; mother, Aneke; sister, Alma.
- • Honoured by his fellow players as 2022 ATP Newcomer of the Year.
- • Born 6 days before fellow #NextGenATP star Carlos Alcaraz. "Hopefully it’s going to be like Roger and Rafa," Rune says of his rivalry with Alcaraz. "That’s what we’re seeking for -- to be the greatest players of all time and to be the greatest players we can be."
- • Began playing tennis at age 6 because his sister played.
- • Says that his first idol was Rafael Nadal, "but when he moved to No. 2 in the rankings, it has been [Roger] Federer ever since."
- • Credits his mother and his lifelong coach, Lars Christensen, as being his biggest inspirations.
- • Favourite shot is forehand, tournament is Roland Garros and city on tour is Paris.
- • Enjoys playing on both clay and hard courts.
- • Served as a practise partner at 2019 Nitto ATP Finals, hitting with his idols Federer and Nadal.
- • Favourite football player is Cristiano Ronaldo.
- • Lists James Bond as his favourite hero, superhero and movie.
- • Favourite actor is Daniel Craig and TV show is Prison Break.
- • Enjoys eating spaghetti bolognese and ice cream.
- • Secret talent is juggling.
- • Favourite school subject was Spanish.
- • Says that his best quality is his dedication and worst quality is his laziness.
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