The Murcian Carlos Alcaraz He is waiting for the preliminary phase of Roland Garros to know the identity of his first rival in the big draw of the Parisian Grand Slam because in the draw he will have to fight in the first round with a player from ‘qualy’, and As soon as This Friday finished the previous stage ‘graceful’ to debut against the world number 1 is the Italian Flavio Cobolli, 21 years old and 159 in the world, a game that will be played, predictably, this Monday.
A regular at “challengers” tournaments, the transalpine man entered the final draw of a Grand Slam for the first time thanks to the preliminary phase where he eliminated Frenchman Matthys Erhard, Slovakian Lukas Klein and Frenchman Laurent Lokoli . With only one tournament in his showcases, the one in Zagreb won in 2022, this right-hander with a two-handed backhand was trained by his father and has been a professional since 2020.
Alcaraz will face the conquest of Roland Garros, the first Grand Slam he has played as world number 1, a position he reached for the first time after winning his first major last year at the US Open.
Source: La Verdad
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