The Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcarazcurrent number two in the world, announced that he will not play the Mexican Tennis Open, category ATP 500, in Acapulco, in which he had to debut this Tuesday against the estadounidense Mackenzie McDonalddue to a hamstring strain in his right leg that occurred during the final of the Rio de Janeiro tournament last Sunday.
“Unfortunately I will not be able to play the Acapulco tournament. I have a grade 1 hamstring strain in my right leg.because it will take me to be off work for several days, according to the tests that I have carried out this morning”, said the tennis player in his official Twitter account. Twitter.
It hurts me a lot not to compete here, but now it’s time to think about recovering to try to be ready as soon as possible. I hope we see each other soon! ❤️🇲🇽
– Carlos Alcaraz (@carlosalcaraz) February 28, 2023
After more than 100 days off the courts, the Murcian tennis player returned to competition two weeks ago, playing a total of nine consecutive matches, four to be champion of the ATP 250 of Buenos Aires and five more in the defense of the Rio title, which he lost to the British Cameron Norrieafter a match in which he had to play the third set already injured.
The Spanish tennis player sets himself the goal of arriving in good conditions to the Indian Wells tournaments, which will be held from March 8 to 19, and Miamifrom March 22 to April 2.
“It hurts me a lot not to compete here, but now it’s time to think about recovering to try to be ready as soon as possible. I hope we see each other soon”, concluded.
(With information from Europe Press)