Reporter Seo Jang-won = Carlos Alcaras (2nd place, Spain), who recovered from an injury, is cruising toward winning two consecutive tournaments.
Alcalas defeated Fabio Fognini (86th, Italy) 2-1 (6-7 6-2 6-4) in the second round of the men’s professional tennis (ATP) tour Rio Open singles held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the 24th (Korean time). ) and advanced to the quarterfinals.
Alkaras will face Serbia’s Dusan Lazovic (80th) in the quarterfinals. 메이저사이트
After winning the U.S. Open last year, Alkaras, who became the youngest player to reach the world No. 1, gave up the No. 1 spot to Novak Djokovic (Serbia) after leaving due to injury in November of that year.
Alkaras, who returned to the court this month after rehabilitation, defeated Cameron Nori (13th, England) in the final at the Argentine Open, his return stage, and lifted the championship trophy after 5 months.
Alkaras, who participated in the Rio Open right after the Argentine Open, defeated Mateus Alves (556th, Brazil) in the first round and continued his upward trend by overpowering Fognini in the second round.
Alkaras is ahead of his opponent Lazovic in the quarterfinals with two wins against two opponents. Their recent confrontation was in the quarterfinals of the last Argentine Open, at which time Alcaras won a complete victory 2-0 (6-4 6-2).
If Alkaras defeats Lazovic in the quarterfinals, it will meet the winner of Nicolas Jerry (139th, Chile) and Sebastian Baez (35th, Argentina) in the semifinals.