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Carlos Alcaraz to interrupt into high 10 with win over Tsitsipas in Barcelona

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP Masters 1000 - Monte Carlo Masters - Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France - April 13, 2022 Spain's Carlos Alcaraz Garfia reacts during his second round match against Sebastian Korda of the U.S.

FILE PHOTO:  Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz Garfia. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz will break into the world’s high 10 rankings for the primary time on Monday after {the teenager} defeated high seed Stefanos Tsitsipas within the quarter-finals of the claycourt match in Barcelona.

Alcaraz, 18, overcame a comeback cost from world quantity 5 Tsitsipas to succeed in his fourth semifinal of the season with a 6-4 5-7 6-2 victory on Friday.

When Alcaraz enters the highest 10 on Monday, he’ll achieve this on the similar age, on the identical date and following the identical match as compatriot and 21-times main winner Rafa Nadal in 2005.

“In all probability my greatest win on clay courtroom. It was unbelievable,” stated Alcaraz, who has gained all three of his conferences with Greek Tsitsipas.

“Unbelievable sport that I performed, an unbelievable ambiance that I lived immediately on courtroom. The ambiance right here, the group, the extent that I performed, the extent of the match. It was unimaginable.”

Alcaraz stated he’s assured of successful the ATP 500 match after knocking out Tsitsipas, who captured his second straight Monte Carlo Masters crown final week.

“I feel I beat the favorite,” Alcaraz stated. “I’m taking part in an unimaginable degree. And I feel that I’m able to get the title.”

Alcaraz is searching for a 3rd trophy this season following his maiden ATP Masters 1000 triumph in Miami and the ATP 500 occasion in Rio de Janeiro.

He’ll face Australian Alex de Minaur in Saturday’s semifinals.


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