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CARLOS ALCARAZ admitted that his Wimbledon run came with some struggles.Alcaraz enjoyed a stunning breakthrough at the start of the season, becoming the youngest man to win an ATP 500 in Rio, before picking up his maiden Masters 1000 in Miami, the Barcelona title and a second Masters crown in Madrid. The Spanish teenager shot into the world's top 10 and immediately became a favourite for the French Open despite never making it past the quarter-final of a Grand Slam.
Malmed three sets for by Giulio Zeppieri, Carlos Alcaraz managed to qualify for the ATP tournament of Umag, of which he is the title holder.
Carlos Alcaraz ended up having the last word. seeded number 1 and title holder in Umag, the Spaniard had to work to take the best on Giulio Zeppieri. The Italian qualified was the first to obtain a break ball from the second game but without managing to take advantage of it. The world's number 5, on the other hand, insisted in stride and was able to take the ascendancy in order to lead three games to one. However, Carlos Alcaraz was not sovereign in the exchange and Giulio Zeppieri did not go far from taking the opportunity to pick up . By dint of insisting, the 168th world player has achieved his ends and equalized for four games everywhere. The Italian even had three set balls on the Spanish service, without the success being there. more sharp, Carlos Alcaraz replied with the station wagon then the gain of the set on his service.
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an advantage that the number 1 serial could have consolidated if he had not missed the Two break balls obtained from the first game in the second round. A failure that the native of Murcia bitterly regretted later in the set. Indeed, Giulio Zeppieri was opportunistic in order to take service to equalize a round everywhere. Vexed by this scenario, Carlos Alcaraz started the last set with Le Mors-aux-Dents. Taking the service of his opponent twice, the world number 5 quickly led three games to nothing ... But Giulio Zeppieri inflicted the same treatment to return to contact. Not unarmeded, the Spaniard went back to combat and, again chaining three games, sealed the fate of the match (7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in 2h52 ') , qualifying for his second final as Following Umag.
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