Jaime Alcaraz continued to amaze and made it to the quarterfinals of Rafa Nadal’s tournament


The Alcaraz saga was on track until the last decades. The achievements of Carlos, champion of two Grand Slams and four Masters 1000s at the age of 20, have been accompanied by the development of his brother Jaime.

At 12 years old, the youngest in the family is one of the great promises of Spanish tennisas is becoming clear this week at the Rafa Nadal Tour By Santander 2023, a tournament held on the island of Gran Canaria.

Jaime, competing in the under-12 category, He defeated Álvaro Álamo from the Canary Islands this Thursday in the round of 16 by 6-2 and 6-4added his second victory in the tournament after the one achieved the day before against Álvaro Álamo (6-3, 6-0).

The brother of the Wimbledon champion, second seed in the tournament, The pass to the semifinals will be played this Friday against the sixth favorite, Pepe García Ruiz who has surrendered only four games in the two games he played (6-1, 6-1 and 6-2, 6-0).

Jaime Alcaraz just won the Rafa Nadal Tour By Santander circuit held in Madrid at the end of July in the men’s under 12 category. He defeated Beltrán Serrano de Pablo 6-1, 1-6 and 6-1, emulating his brother Carlos, who managed to win in 2017.

Ramón Abenza, coach of young Alcaraz, said that “he is a normal kid on and off the court” and that “he is anothera boy from a very humble family who enjoys tennis”, while admitting that he “experiences pressure well and sometimes not so well”. know the steps he should take, having experienced we do it with his brother. We know when to push and when not to and the most important thing is that at this age you have to enjoy tennis and he does it.

Source: La Verdad


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