In a complete Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, Carlos Alcaraz defeated Cameron Norrie 6-3, 7-5 at the end of Argentina Open. The Spaniard, No. 2 in the world, underlined his good moment, especially in the first set. In the second, the British reacted when he was a break down and raised a more closely fought set, but the first seed brought out all his magic to resolve the dispute with two luxuries when everything was headed for a tie break.
Argentina Open: after the blow of the Peruvian Varillas, Carlos Alcaraz confirmed his status as a candidate and qualified for the semifinals
The South American defeated Italian Lorenzo Musetti, number 20 in the ranking and third pre-classified in the tournament, with a double 6-4. Cameron Norrie and the Spanish Alcaraz also triumphed
“Let’s go!”, He shouted as soon as the victory was consummated, perhaps a symbol of how complicated the game had been for him in the epilogue. “It has been a great final, we played at a high level, it is a very happy moment for me, the first tournament I have won after the US Open. Coming here, playing at the level I’ve played, I feel very good and satisfied. It’s better than I thought,” said the 19-year-old tennis player after the success.
Is it a first step to recover the No. 1 in the world on the circuit? “I try not to put that pressure on myself, I prefer to go to each tournament, enjoy the track, win titles and try to show my best level,” he said. “I take with me the affection that I have received from the first moment, it is quite unique. Feeling at home, one of you, is very special”, he thanked the public.
Alcaraz’s path in BALC began in the round of 16, an instance in which he effortlessly eliminated Laslo Djere 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. Then, in the quarterfinals, he beat Dusan Lajovic 6-4, 6-2. And in the semifinals he ran into his compatriot Zapata Miralles, winning 6-2, 6-2.
Argentina Open: Carlos Alcaraz took another firm step and will seek the title against Cameron Norrie
The Spaniard, top favorite for the crown, beat his compatriot Bernabé Zapata Miralles 6-2, 6-2. In the first round, the British eliminated the Peruvian Varillas 7-6, 6-4
Norrie, for his part, took two Argentines out of the contest (Díaz Acosta and Etcheverry, both in three sets) and defeated the Peruvian Varillas in the semifinals to reach the definition. The man born in South Africa appreciated the atmosphere and the support of the fans, beyond the fact that, with a smile, he recalled the whistles he received on the occasion of the clashes with the representatives of the albiceleste.
In addition to the prize (the contest distributed more than $600,000) and the points, Alcaraz took a special moment to his heart: neither more nor less than Gabriela Sabatini, an omnipresent figure celebrated throughout the world, was present at the trophy delivery ceremony. throughout the week. It was the seventh title in his rising career and he became the eleventh Spaniard to celebrate at the Argentina Open.
Juggling and luxuries under the gaze of Gaby Sabatini: the pearls of Carlos Alcaraz’s triumph in his debut at the Argentina Open
The number two in the world delighted 5,000 people, who also applauded the former number 3 in the ATP ranking. “Winning here is super special,” praised the Spaniard after beating Serbian Laslo Djere 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. Tomás Etcheverry was the only Argentine winner in singles on the day