This is the select list where Alcaraz will enter as a Wimbledon semifinalist

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Carlos Alcaraz is, at 20 years and 72 days, the youngest Wimbledon men’s singles semifinalist since Novak Djokovic reached the penultimate round in the 2007 edition. At 20 years and 47 days. How many months and days apart? In the middle, Rafael Nadal with 20 reaching the 2006 final.

The Murcian improved greatly in the round of 16 of the last edition, reaching the match for the title in only his third appearance, accumulating 16 matches on grass, with a favorable record of 14-2, including the recent title at the ATP 500 tournament at Queen’s.

This is his first semifinal, he took the position of Rafael Nadal, with Wimbledon finally reaching his eighth semifinal. He has two titles (2008 and 2010), along with three more finals, in 2006, 2007 and 2011.

It is the highest reference of Spanish tennis, with little track record in this Grand Slam compared to the successful Roland Garros, not so much taking the US Open as a reference and the most elusive, the Australian Open.

Alcaraz is the seventh Spanish male tennis player to reach the semifinals. account opened Manuel Alonso in 1921. Manolo Santana He played them twice, he was champion in 1966. They stayed in this round Andres Gimeno (1970), Manolo Orantes (1972) and Roberto Bautista (2019).

Introducing women’s tennis, the tennis player from El Palmar, who passed the quarterfinals of her coach Juan Carlos FerreroAlcaraz was eleventh. Lily Alvarez played in the finals from 1926 to 1928, conchita martinez he was champion in 1994. Arantxa Sanchez bowed out in the 1995 and 1996 finals, recently took over Garbine Muguruzawho reigned in 2017 after losing in the 2015 final.

“I want more,” he emphasized Carlos Alcaraz. On Friday he has an appointment in Russian Daniel Medvedevin the vocation of meeting Novak Djokovic on Sunday or Jannik Sinner.

Source: La Verdad

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