Alcaraz is really tested now at Wimbledon after Queen’s

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Alcaraz is really tested now at Wimbledon after Queen’s

Carlos Alcaraz bid farewell to Wimbledon 2022 losing in the round of 16 against the Italian Jannik Sinner. He admitted that one of the factors that played against him was making his debut on the center court at the All England Club, which is considered the ‘Cathedral’ of world tennis. This is the setting par excellence of this sport.

The Murcian returns for the third time in this Grand Slam on grass, already established at world number one, leading the participation table. However, Wimbledon will not let him take center stage in his debut today against Frenchman Jeremy Chardy, who retired from this tournament.

Alcaraz, 20 years old and No. 1, also did not start in the middle in the last Roland Garros, he is also the leader of the ATP. As in Paris, I will start on Track 1, at 2:00 pm It will open this court, which also has a retractable roof. The rain factor does not pose any danger.

The double British champion’s record weighs more andy murraywho will star in the men’s match of the day at the main stadium.

Although Carlos Alcaraz he was not shocked by the order of play. He came to London with no expectations, and won the Queen’s ATP 500. His confidence level increased dramatically. In his third grass tournament, first title. Another early success at 20 years old.

Some discomfort in the right abductor centered on a cautious and progressive approach to Wimbledon. “I never felt the pain of the Queen again, I’m ready,” confirmed the Murcian despite sometimes wearing a bandage.

He withdrew from two scheduled exhibition matches at Hurlingham, against Holger Rune and Dominic Thiemthis afternoon at the competition when he will be able to confirm if the good physical sensations he was experiencing in the previous training sessions are maintained with the added pressure of a Grand Slam entry.

“Here all opponents are difficult. Chardy He’s been gone for a while but he’s dangerous, his level is high,” he said. Alcaraz about 542 now in the world, who at the age of 36 said goodbye after an injury, with knee surgery. He was a Wimbledon junior champion in 2005, he married an English woman, his son was also born in this country. That’s why he chose this scenario as the end. It became the No. 25 in 2013. “I almost doubled in age to Alcaraz, but I’m happy to play with him, maybe it’s my last game. It’s emotional, I want to enjoy it,” he said.

Practically a tribute to Chardy, because barring an accident, the second round should be for Carlos Alcarazto cross paths with another Frenchman, the survivor of Arthur Rinderknech’s duel, his first and most complex victim at Queen’s, and Alexandre Müller.

Source: La Verdad

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