Tag: Carlos Alcaraz

Alcaraz Cuts Djokovic’s Lead As De Minaur Rises Into Top 10 In Latest ATP Rankings
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Alcaraz Cuts Djokovic’s Lead As De Minaur Rises Into Top 10 In Latest ATP Rankings

January 8, 2024 By Score More Staff Novak Djokovic, the formidable force in men's tennis, has seen his substantial lead in the ATP Rankings slightly trimmed after opting to skip the Adelaide International tournament. The Serbian maestro, who clinched last year's ATP 250 event and went on to secure his 10th Australian Open title, made his debut at the United Cup. However, the Serbian team was eliminated in the quarterfinals, and Djokovic earned only 60 points in the mixed-gender team competition, defending 250 points from the previous year. As a result, Djokovic's lead over Carlos Alcaraz has now narrowed to 2,200 points, setting the stage for a potentially riveting competition at the upcoming 2024 Australian Open. Alcaraz, along with Daniil Medvedev and Jannik Sinner, won't be partici...
ATP Beijing: Alcaraz Shines Bright in China Open Semi-Final Showdown
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ATP Beijing: Alcaraz Shines Bright in China Open Semi-Final Showdown

By Score More In the semi-final of the China Open, Carlos Alcaraz, the world's second-ranked player, put on a dazzling display of his extraordinary skills and unwavering determination. He secured a dominant victory over Casper Ruud, who is ranked ninth in the world, with a final score of 6-4, 6-2. The match lasted for an hour and 44 minutes, underlining Alcaraz's impressive track record of reaching the semi-finals in 12 out of 14 tournaments in 2023. Alcaraz's outstanding performance has firmly placed him on the path to compete for the tournament title. This victory presents an opportunity for him to earn 500 ATP points and narrow the gap in the ATP Race standings, where he is chasing the formidable Novak Djokovic. The Spaniard showcased his prowess by delivering six aces and demonst...
US Open: Carlos Alcaraz advances to the ’round of 16
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US Open: Carlos Alcaraz advances to the ’round of 16

By Score More Carlos Alcaraz, the world's number one, advanced to the round of 16 at the US Open by defeating British player Daniel Evans in four sets. The winner of the New York major in 2022, the Spaniard prevailed over the 28th-ranked player in the world with scores of 6/2, 6/3, 4/6, and 6/3 in a match that lasted three hours and 13 minutes at Flushing Meadows, New York. He will face the 61st-ranked ATP player, Italian Matteo Arnaldi, in the round of 16, who eliminated British player Cameron Norrie (16th-ranked) in three sets. At 21 years old, Alcaraz is seeking his third Grand Slam title in the United States, having won the US Open last year and Wimbledon earlier this year.
Alcaraz and Djokovic Advance to Cincinnati Masters 1000 Final After Semifinal Victories
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Alcaraz and Djokovic Advance to Cincinnati Masters 1000 Final After Semifinal Victories

By Score More Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic won their respective semifinal matches and will compete for the title at the Cincinnati Masters 1000 in the United States. The two highest-ranked players in the ATP ranking will face off again over a month after the Wimbledon final, won by Alcaraz, and over two months after the Roland Garros semifinal, where Djokovic came out on top. In the semifinals, the Spanish world number one overcame Poland's Hubert Hurkacz (ATP 20th) with a victory of 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), and 6-3 in a match that lasted two hours and 19 minutes, securing his first appearance in the Cincinnati final. Meanwhile, the Serbian number two defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev (ATP 17th) 7-6 (7-5) and 7-5 in two hours and six minutes. Djokovic will now be participating in his...