At 19 years old Carlos Alcaraz He is back to face a big day in ATP tennis today, Sunday. The Murcian will play in his eleventh final, the first of the Indian Masters 1000 ATP, after bettering the ‘semis’ of the previous edition. So he didn’t get along Rafael Nadalthis time he made it through the round beating the Italian Jannik Sinner.
The Murcian made sure to add 240 more points to the ranking, because from 600 as a finalist he subtracts the 360 he won in 2022. Being the champion of Indian Wells means a prize of 1,000 points, of which 640 will be clear for in Carlitos.
The difference between a place in the final and being the champion of a tournament is so bad in its nature that it is more relevant on this occasion, because from one result to another he will be number one in the world or not in the next ATP ranking. to be published on Monday, March 21.
Alcaraz leave 740 points of Novak Djokovicstood at 140 before playing the final against the Russian Daniel Medvedev. If the student of Juan Carlos Ferrero reigns in the California desert, he will increase from 7,020 to 7,420 points, leaving 260 points in Novak Djokovic (7,160), which will take the world number one.
Carlos Alcaraz he will regain the first place, where he debuted on September 12, 2022 after winning the US Open, and to which he said goodbye on January 29, 2023, the day the Serbian won his tenth Australian Open, which also earned of number 1.
Alcaraz then accumulated 20 weeks at the helm of the ATP. If he is champion in Indian Wells, he will have only two more ties, because to renew the position he will have to revalidate the crown in Miami, from March 22 to April 4.
Reveal 1,000 points, nothing Djokovic, which will be low, like in Indian Wells, because they cannot enter the United States because they have not been vaccinated against covid. The country will change this access policy for foreigners starting in May.
the finalist Daniel Medvedevconsecutive champion of tournaments in Rotterdam, Doha and Dubai, adding his nineteenth straight victory, defeated Frances Tiafoe in the ‘semis’ of Indian Wells, aims to fight for number 1 on the course it will occupy in 2022. So far, with 4,330 points, it has risen from sixth to fifth place, which will not improve the no. any burden this Sunday Yes, it will increase your account to 4,730 points.
Rafael Nadal, thirteenth
Rafael Nadal to leave the top-10, after a record 912 weeks in the top ten, uninterrupted since April 25, 2005, he now finds himself thirteenth, dropping four places. the defeat of tiafoefourteenth, helped prevent another one from going down.
This is the world ranking
Before the last Alcaraz-Medvedev
1. Novak Djokovic (Srb) / 7,160
2. Carlos Alcaraz (Span) / 7,020
3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Gree) / 5,770
4. Casper Ruud (Nor) / 5,560
5. Daniil Medvedev (Russian) / 4,330
6. Felix Auger-Alissime (Can) / 3,415
7. Andrey Rublev (Russian) / 3,390
8. Holger Rune (Also) / 3,325
9. Hubert Hurkacz (Pol) / 3,065
10. Taylor Fritz (USA) / 2,975
11. Jannik Sinner (Ita) / 2,925
12. Cameron Norrie (GBR) / 2,815
13. Rafael Nadal (Span) / 2,715
14. Frances Tiafoe (USA) / 2,710
15. Alexander Zverev (German) / 2,580
Source: La Verdad
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