ACarlos Alcaraz He likes strong emotions, big stages and the most fearsome rivals. Murciano took a step forward this Friday against Daniil Medvedev (6-4 and 6-4) reaching the semifinals of the ATP Finals for the first time in his career. At 20 years old, he is the youngest to do so since his compatriot Rafael Nadal in the 2006 edition, held in Shanghai..
Carlitos went from less to more at the teachers’ meeting. After falling on the first day against Alexander Zverev, everything turned into victories and good plays during the week on Turn.
The ‘prize’ for coming first in the red group will be facing Novak Djokovic tomorrow, in the new tennis rivalry. The other semifinal features Jannik Sinner and Medvedev.
The organization and directors of the men’s circuit rub their hands: After selling all the tickets, they have the four best tennis players on the planet competing..
The tennis player from El Palmar is the only one who actually faced the Serb in the current campaign. Be the fifth face to face between the two. At the moment, a draw of two wins in the previous ones.
To find out the last time they faced each other, you need to go back to the final of the Cincinnati Masters 1000. But before that, Alcaraz’s coup d’état that meant he won the title on Wimbledon grass.
Alcaraz, who secured second place of the season, just ahead of Medvedev, performed some points that lifted the 15 thousand fans who filled the Alpitour field for the sixth round from their seats.
The student of Juan Carlos Ferrerowhich, true to its customs, chose to subtract, broke the match with a break in the seventh game.
Daniil, despite being secretive, does not know the word surrender. Keep fighting because it’s on the table there was a purse of 200 points, 390 thousand dollars and coming first in the scoring rankings of the Masters 1000 and ATP Finals tournaments. There will be a juicy bonus of 20 billion dollars to be distributed among the top 30 in this ranking.
Medvedev held serve until 4-4. Then he gave up with a double fault against a superior rival who presented his candidacy for professor.
Just like the ATP ranking
Novak Djokovic 10,345
Carlos Alcaraz 8,855
Daniel Medvedev 7,600
Jannik Sinner 6,090
Andrei Rublev 4,805
Seventh member of the ‘Armada’
Alcaraz becomes the seventh Spanish tennis player capable of reaching the Masters Cup semi-finals after Manolo Orantes, Lex Corretja, Carlos Moy, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer.
Alcaraz’s victory makes the duel that ends Friday’s day between Alexander Zverev and Andrey Rublev inconsequential for the classification.