After winning the Swiss tournament, Casper Ruud made reference to Roger Federer.

After winning Gstaad, Norwegian tennis star Casper Ruud gushed about Switzerland, praising the country for producing great champions like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Ruud, now 23 years old, returned to Gstaad for a second time this year and continued his unblemished streak.

On Sunday, Ruud won his second consecutive title at the Swiss clay tournament by defeating Matteo Berrettini 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the final. According to the ATP website, Ruud said, “I think Switzerland is a country with a lot of history now in tennis, winning a lot of Grand Slams with Roger [Federer] and Stan [Wawrinka] in the last 18 or 19 years.”

Therefore, the fact that they are able to emerge from a tiny country, comparable to Norway, has served as an inspiration to people all over the world, including myself. When I think of Switzerland, I think of Norway a little bit too.

Despite being down a set, Ruud came back and defeated Berrettini.

With a set lead and two break points in a row in the third game of the second set, Berrettini looked unstoppable in the final. Berrettini missed a break point in the ninth game of the second set, after having previously wasted two in the third game.

Ruud jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the second set tie-break, and Berrettini never recovered. For failing to win in straight sets, Berrettini received the wrath of Ruud, who broke the Italian twice in the deciding set to complete his remarkable comeback and claim victory.

Berrettini conceded that he was extremely disheartened by his loss in the finals, but he still managed to give Ruud some classy feedback. Congratulations to Casper and his team. It’s not easy to talk after a loss like that, but Berrettini did say it.

You’ve reached the final of Roland Garros, and you’ve been winning a ton of matches.