Alcaraz, declared today as enemy number one of South America

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Carlos Alcaraz He was received in Buenos Aires as the international star he was. He attended the 2023 edition of this ATP 250 clay court tournament on the rebound, as a result of an injury that prevented him from competing at the Australian Open.

However, he repeats in 2024 without any restrictions, by his own choice. He defended his title on the clay courts of the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, and was the only top-10 player in the main draw.

Its presence guarantees global echo and spectacle. Although it is also the main rival of local tennis players in particular and South American players in general. He remained enemy number one in the semifinals, surrounded by competitors with more roots in the area.

To start, today, Saturday, not before 10:00 pm Central European Time, the Chilean will be measured Nicolas Jarry, 28 years old and world number 21. Bigger rival than Camilo Ugo Carabelli or Andre Vavassori. A serious test for the Murcian, 20 years old and No. 2.

This is their third confrontation, with the advantage of the student of Juan Carlos Ferrero for 2-0. Same antecedent in relation to 2023: semifinals on the clay of Rio (6-7, 7-5, 6-0), round of 32 on the grass of Wimbledon (6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 7-5 ).

If Alcaraz fulfills the prediction, Sunday’s final will be against an Argentine, one from home, and he has already checked against Ugo Carabelli that Albiceleste fans pour themselves into with passion.

There is an Argentine derby in the semifinal scheduled for 8:00 pm The left hand Facundo Díaz Acostaguest of the organization, will be dealt with Federico Coria, who entered the picture by making the semis last week at the ATP in Córdoba. He did not have the option to compete at the preliminary stage, he occupied the area of ​​’special exception’ for these cases.

Alcaraz has yet to face Díaz Acosta, 23 years old and No. 87, he is 1-1 with Coria, 31 years old and No. 106.

Source: La Verdad

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