The Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz he beat the Bulgarian 6-2 and 7-5 Grigor Dimitrov this Sunday and with it classified Round of 16 of the Mutua Madrid Openfourth Masters 1000 of the ATP season, where he will face the German Alexander Zverev.
In it Manolo Santana StadiumAlcaraz exhibited a better version against Dimitrov than last Friday during his debut against the Finn Emil Ruusuvuori. This time, in an hour and a half, the Murcian beat a rival who faltered at the start of the match, but did put up a battle in the second set.
However, that towing situation eventually took its toll on the Bulgarian. Having lost his serve just starting the opening set, Dimitrov hardly disturbed Alcaraz and focused his main efforts on the next sleeve.
In fact, the man from Haskovo kept his serve firm in the early stages and even broke his opponent in the sixth game (2-4). Despite this, Alcaraz replied immediately returning that break and consolidating it with aplomb (4-4). It was then that the Murcian accelerated to break again (6-5) and seal the victory.
For his third meeting in the Caja Mágica, the player from El Palmar will face off with ‘Sasha’ Zverev. Therefore, the match that settled the title last year in this same tournament will be reissued. On that occasion, Alcaraz scored the victory in said final by a resounding 6-3 and 6-1 in just over an hour.
(With information from Europe Press)