Carlos Alcaraz he took another step in his fight to win Miamiwhich would allow him, in addition to raising his room Masters 1.000despite the fact that he is only 19 years old, to keep the number one in the world. In the round of 16 he defeated Tommy Paul in another great performance and for the quarter finals another American awaits you: Taylor Fritz. This time Carlos will not have much time to rest. The duel of rooms is in the early morning from Wednesday March 29 to Thursday March 30 at 02:30. You can see in Spain on television through MovistarLike the whole tournament.
Fritz, 25, has been growing for a couple of seasons and is currently number ten in the world, although a month ago he was number 5, but by not successfully defending the 1,000 points from his victory last year in Indian Wells has dropped positions. There are no precedents for duels with the Murcian. “He’s ‘on fire’, playing very well. He suffered some injuries, but he didn’t lose his rhythm. I have to be ready to have to hit a few more shots, it will be a very physical game”, analyzed the Californian, who at the end of 2022 He precisely took advantage of one of those Alcaraz injuries (the abdominal one) to enter the Turin Masters Cupsince it was as a reserve.
To reach the quarterfinals, Fritz beat a tennis player from Carlos’s generation, the Dane, in the round of 16 Runeby 6-3 and 6-4.
“I moved well, I defended, I counterattacked…”
“I played a great game and I hope to play at the same level in the quarterfinals. I moved well, defended well and counterattacked and I think if I play at the same level I will have many opportunities to go through,” Alcaraz said of his meeting with Tommy Paul. It has been planted in the penultimate round without giving up a set. What’s more, he hasn’t done it so far in hard court competition, as Indian Wells conquered him with straight sets.
The Miami quarterfinals open today, Wednesday, March 29 at 9:00 p.m., the Italian Sinnerwho is in a great moment and could with Rublev (6-2 and 6-4), against the Finn Rose Mountain, one of the surprises at this stage of the tournament, the executioner of Van de Zandschulp (6-4, 4-6 and 7-5). The winner of that match will face the winner of Alcaraz – Fritz. The other two quarterfinals are played on Thursday.