Carlos Alcaras (20, Spain, world No. 2) celebrated his 20th birthday by advancing to the final of the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Tour Madrid Open.
Alcalas defeated Borna Choric (26, Croatia, world No. 20) 2-0 (6-4 6-3) in the ATP Tour Masters 1000 Series Madrid Open singles semifinal held in Madrid, Spain on the 5th (Korean time). won
With this, Alkaras reached the 5th final in this year’s competition. After winning his first win of the season at the Argentine Open in February, he was runner-up at the subsequent Rio Open. He won the BNP Paribas Open, the Masters 1000 series, in March, and achieved two consecutive victories at the Barcelona Open last month.
He is 23-2 this year and has a 92% win rate. Having grown from ‘Nadal’s successor’ to a representative of the ATP, he won the semifinals of the Madrid Open held on his birthday (Born on May 5, 2003).
After the game, Alkaras said, “It means a lot to me to play the final again here (Madrid). This is a very special place. I have good memories after playing as an under-12 player.” .
He added, “It’s special to turn 20. I will enjoy the finals and I will try to make the whole of my country, Spain, happy.”
If Al Carras wins the Madrid Open, he will be one step closer to recapturing world number one. If he wins the Madrid Open and participates in the BNL Italy International held in Rome, Italy next week, he will beat Novak Djokovic (36, Serbia, world No. 1) and regain the world number one 스포츠토토.
Alkaras’ opponent in the final is Jan-Lenard Strup (33, Germany, 65th in the world). Stroop defeated Aslan Karachev (29, Russia, world number 121) in the semifinals 2-1 (4-6 6-3 6-4).
Stroop, who reached the final for the first time in the Masters 1000 Series, faces Alkaras.
Their opponent’s record is 1 win and 1 loss. In the round of 32 at the Roland Garros French Open in 2021, Strup won 3-0 (6-4 7-6<7-3> 6-2), and in the first round of Wimbledon last year, Alkaras won 3-2 (4-6) after a close match. 7-5 4-6 7-6<7-3> 6-4).
Meanwhile, TV channels SPOTV and SPOTV ON, and sports OTT service SPOTV NOW will broadcast the ATP Tour Madrid Open final live by satellite. It will also be broadcast live on SPOTV ASIA (Spotv Asia). Sporty Asia is a channel broadcasting to 13 countries in Southeast Asia, and broadcasts tennis grand slam tournaments such as Wimbledon and US Open, men’s professional tennis ATP tour, motorcycle racing competition MotoGP (GP), WTT (World Table Tennis) table tennis competition, and BWF ( World Badminton Federation) Badminton competition, International Sports Climbing (IFSC), Sports Climbing World Cup, etc. are provided.