Bizarre Reason for Loving Wimbledon Championships Revealed by ATP Ace Casper Ruud as He Goes to Extreme Detail to Prove His Point

Published 07/05/2023, 4:37 PM EDT

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Casper Ruud, the young and talented Norwegian tennis player, has made a name for himself on the ATP tour with his impressive performances over the past few years. As he continues to climb the ranks and establish himself as a formidable competitor, it’s only natural for fans and the media to take an interest in his thoughts and experiences on the tour. One such instance occurred recently when Ruud was asked by BBC Sport about his favorite aspects of Wimbledon.

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While many players might have cited the hallowed grounds of the All England Club, the unique challenge of playing on grass, or the tournament’s storied history as their favorite aspects of Wimbledon, Ruud’s response was both unexpected and candid: he likes the locker rooms.

Why does Casper Ruud love the locker rooms of Wimbledon?

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Wimbledon’s locker rooms, in particular, are renowned for their luxurious and spacious design, offering players an unparalleled level of comfort and convenience. The facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, including plush seating areas, private changing rooms, and fully stocked refreshment stations. Additionally, the staff at Wimbledon is known for their exceptional service, attending to the needs of players with the utmost professionalism and discretion.

 

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So in an interview with BBC Sport, a report asked Casper Ruud about the thing he loves about Wimbledon. He answered, “I really like the locker rooms here. If you are seeded, you get into the really nice locker rooms. It’s very comfortable in there. It’s probably the most beautiful locker room that we have on tour.”

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At first glance, his answer may seem bizarre or even trivial, especially when compared to the more romanticized elements of the Wimbledon experience. However, upon closer examination, Ruud’s appreciation for the locker rooms at Wimbledon offers an intriguing glimpse into the often-overlooked aspects of life on the professional tennis tour.

Ruud also shares his sweet tooth desire owing to a specialty of England

In the same interview, Casper Ruud also talked about one of the other things that he gets to experience when he is playing the Wimbledon Championships. He talks about a special sweet bar that is available in England. They are called Flapjacks. He mentions that he really enjoys them while he is in the country to play the championship.

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Further, he added that except for the locker rooms that he gets to experience at the Wimbledon Championship, this is the other thing that he can say he likes.

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Ishmeet Kaur

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Ishmeet Kaur is a tennis writer at EssentiallySports. Although she completed her Masters in Business Administration, her passion for writing motivated her to hone her skills as a Content Writer. After sharpening her skills in writing and managing content, Ishmeet finally stepped into her dream field: sports journalism.
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