December 6, 2023

ATP Finals in Turin – Beating Medvedev: Alcaraz in the semi-finals – Now Djokovic waits – Sports


Carlos Alcaraz reached the semi-finals thanks to a two-set win over Daniil Medvedev. Novak Djokovic is waiting there.


Fight for the prestigious title

Carlos Alcaraz.


Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz (ATP 2) bought the last ticket to the semi-finals of the ATP Finals in Turin. He achieved this with a 6:4, 6:4 victory over Russian Daniil Medvedev (ATP 3), who had already qualified for the round of four.

Alcaraz, who is participating in the ATP Finals for the first time, will face Serbian Novak Djokovic, the world number one and defending champion, on Saturday. In the other semi-final, there will be a confrontation between Italian Jannik Sinner (ranked 4th in the Professional Tennis Association) and Medvedev. All semi-finalists are among the top four in the world.

Amazing performance from Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz dispelled any doubts about his form with an impressive performance in his final match in the Red Group. Although Medvedev also showed great tennis, Alcaraz managed to make decisive breakthroughs with his serve in each set.

In the first set, his opponent initially looked more confident until the 20-year-old played four impressive points in the first game when the score was 3:3. With the score leading 4:4 in the second set, Alcaraz scored again when some errors from Medvedev helped him achieve a breakthrough on his serve. Then complete the victory in a confident manner.

Alcaraz said on the court: “I had to stay mentally strong. I struggled a little with my serves, and his response was amazing.” “But I stayed calm and strong.” Now there is a giant duel with Djokovic. This will be the first meeting between the Spanish player and the Serbian since his defeat in the Cincinnati final last August.

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