Emil Ruusuvuori is considered one of the best players in the world of his age group. After a successful junior career, Emil is now establishing himself as one of the fastest rising player in the ATP Tour.
As a junior, Ruusuvuori has been ranked as high as No. 4 in the ITF combined junior rankings. In 2017, he reached the singles quarterfinals of the Australian Open, the singles semifinals of the US Open, and won the ITF Junior Masters.
On the ITF Pro Circuit, Ruusuvuori won his first tournament at the Finland F4 event in November 2017. In 2018, he won three ITF titles: a Future event in Spain in May, a Future event in Italy in September and a Future event in Sweden in October. In the beginning of 2019, Ruusuvuori won his fifth ITF title in Oslo, Norway in March followed by his sixth title in Sunderland, Great Britain in April.
Ruusuvuori captured his first ATP Challenger title at the Fergana Challenger in June 2019. The second Challenger title came two months later at the Rafa Nadal Open in Mallorca followed by a third Challenger title at the Murray Trophy in Glasgow. In September Ruusuvuori reached his career-high No. 142 in the ATP Rankings.
Ruusuvuori is also representing Finland in the Davis Cup and has contributed with some important wins for the Team Finland. In September 2019, Ruusuvuori defeated the world No. 5 Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the Davis Cup singles event.