Madrid Morciano or Marziano? Spanish helps with the puns, but for Carlos Alcaraz, all is well. Yes he is from Murcia. And again, he’s a Martian tennis player. This will not only be the case in the future, but also in the present. In fact, the Spaniards coming from the south never stop. The 19-year-old, ranked 9th in the world and 7th in the rankings, won today the final of the “Mutua Madrid Open”, the fourth Masters 1000 of the season with a prize pool of 6,744,165 euros, played on clay in the “Caja Magica” of the Spanish capital. Combined with WTA 1000).A stunning victory for Alcaraz with consecutive victories over Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals, over Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals and Alexander Zverev in the final chapter of the tournament today.In the stadium named after Manolo Santana, the Spaniard clearly overcame the German opponent, The number 3 in the world and second on the board, with a score of 6-3 6-1.
For Alcaraz, who will rise to sixth place in the ATP rankings from tomorrow, he has thus achieved the Barcelona-Madrid match, with the two successes of the past three weeks. In 2022, so far, the new world tennis star has won two ATP 500 tournaments, in Rio and Catalonia, and two Masters 1000 tournaments, in Miami in April and in the Spanish capital today.
It is a pity that he decided to rest, and therefore we will not see him at Foro Italico. Now bet all your chips on Roland Garros.
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