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. Furthermore, to conclude 2019 on a high-note, Ruusuvuori won his 4th ATP Challenger title in his home-town of Helsinki in November. Emil Ruusuvuori concluded 2019 with his career-high ranking of No. 121 in the ATP Rankings.
Emil began 2020 in a similar fashion as he concluded the previous year reaching the final in the big Australian Challenger in Bendigo, a lead up event to his first Grand Slam appearance. Before the ATP Tour was stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ruusuvuori reached his career high ranking of 101 ATP thanks to a few good results at ATP level in February.
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.