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    Ruud Reigns Supreme: Hurkacz’s Swift Defeat in Monte Carlo

    Hubert Hurkacz suffered a disappointing loss to Casper Ruud in the third round of the ATP 1000 tournament in Monte Carlo. Despite a strong start, Hurkacz struggled with unforced errors, leading to a swift 4-6, 2-6 defeat in just over an hour. 

    While the players had trained together before, Hurkacz seemed unable to keep up with Ruud’s superior form. Despite showcasing skill at the net, Hurkacz couldn’t match his consistency. Ruud broke early in the first set and continued his dominance into the second, swiftly claiming victory.

    The match’s brevity came as a surprise to fans accustomed to Hurkacz’s lengthy battles, such as his recent two-hour clash with Roberto Bautista Agut. Yesterday’s one-sided match ended abruptly, highlighting Hurkacz’s struggles and Ruud’s prowess on the court.

    Hubert Hurkacz – Casper Ruud 0-2 (4-6, 2-6)

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