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Carlos Alzaraz Youngest Man To Attain French Open Final 16 Since 2006 | Tennis Information

Spanish teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz grew to become the youngest man to make the fourth spherical on the French Open on Friday since in 2006. Alcaraz, 19, beat Sebastian Korda 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 as he avenged final month’s loss to the American at Monte Carlo — his solely defeat on clay this 12 months in 21 matches.

His snug victory was in stark distinction to his troubles within the third spherical when he needed to save a match level and go 5 units to defeat compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

Taking part in within the harder half of the draw, Alcaraz might face third seed Alexander Zverev within the quarter-finals.

Defending champion and world primary Djokovic and 13-time winner are potential semi-final opponents.

Nevertheless, {the teenager} defeated all three on his option to the Madrid Masters title earlier this month.

“I believe I’m prepared,” he stated. “If I win this match I might say it is my golden ticket.”

The sixth seed goes on to face Karen Khachanov, the twenty first seed, for a spot within the quarter-finals.

Khachanov, who knocked out British tenth seed Cameron Norrie 6-2, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 to succeed in the final 16, made the quarter-finals in 2019.

“I simply observe with him simply as soon as, however I watch different matches from him, so I do know that it may be a tricky match,” stated Alcaraz.


“However similtaneously effectively he is a tricky opponent and I like these matches.”

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