Monday, September 4, 2023, 10:08 p.m.
Carlos Alcaraz adds and continues. The tennis player from El Palmar settled the round of 16 duel against Italian Matteo Arnaldi with a resounding 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory to reach the quarterfinals of the US Open, where the Murcian is already waiting for the winner of the duel between Alexander Zverev and Jannik Sinner.
The Murcian returned to give a recital of drop shots, uploads to the net and all kinds of unlikely points. He led the contest at all times and barely gave the young Italian player options, who was only able to wrest Murcia’s serve once during the third set. A third sleeve that seemed like a ‘déjà vu’ of the third round duel between the Spanish and the British Dan Evans, but on this occasion, Alcaraz reacted in time to close the match on the fast track.
After the game, Alcaraz spoke about the cumbersome bandage he wore on his left thigh and that has not gone unnoticed: “There are small discomforts and you have to take care of them. The matches in Grand Slams are very demanding and we go with caution. At the moment there is nothing to worry about, “said the Murcian, who reaches the quarterfinals of the US Open launched and with the aim of repeating the Wimbledon final against Djokovic at the Arthur Ashe in New York.
- Carlos Alcaraz