Madrid Masters 1000 is left without another champion, Carlos Alcaraz was eliminated

Madrid Masters 1000 is left without another champion, Carlos Alcaraz was eliminated
Madrid Masters 1000 is left without another champion, Carlos Alcaraz was eliminated

05/01/2024

After falling in the first set, 4-6 Andrey Rublev He strengthened his game and took advantage of mistakes Carlos Alcaraz to beat him and thus advance to the semifinal of the Madrid Masters 1000.

In this way, the Masters loses another of its champions, the most recent, since Alcaraz was last year’s winner. You have to remember that he had already said goodbye Rafael Nadal, five-time champion in Madrid.

The Murcian fell to the Russian Rublev, world number eight, in a match in which he never found his rhythm and made many mistakes to lose 4-6, 6-3 and 6-2, in two hours of play.

Rublev reaches the semifinals in his fourth appearance at the Caja Mágica, where in 2022 he had fallen to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarterfinals, in what had been their best result so far.

“I’m very happy, after having been having a hard time in the last couple of months, now I manage to get into the semifinals especially here in Madrid,” Rublev said excitedly at the end of the game.

Now the Russian will wait for the definition of his rival, for the semifinal match, which will come from the duel between Taylor Fritz-Francisco Cerúndolo.

It must be remembered that the other quarterfinal series have the American duels Taylor Fritz against the Argentine Francisco Cerúndolo, at 2:30 in the afternoon, this Wednesday, Colombia time.

While this Thursday the other two semi-finals will be played, which will feature the Italian Jannik Sinner who will face the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime and in the other key to the Russian Daniil Medvedev against the czech Jiří Lehečkawhich comes from eliminating Rafael Nadal.

 
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