Carlos Alcaras (2nd, Spain) advanced to the men’s professional tennis (ATP) tour Mutua Madrid Open singles final.
Alkaras defeated Borna Choric (20th place, Croatia먹튀검증) 2-0 (6-4 6-3) in the semifinals of the singles on the 10th day of the tournament held in Madrid, Spain on the 6th.
Alkaras, whose birthday is May 5, 2003, celebrated his 20th birthday (local date) by reaching the finals of the Tour event. Alkaras won the BNP Paribas Open in March and the Barcelona Open in April this year.
Alkaras’ opponent in the final was Jan Lennart Strup (65th, Germany). Strupp defeated Aslan Karachev (121st, Russia) 2-1 (4-6 6-3 6-4) in the semifinals to advance to the final. Stroop is a ‘lucky loser’ who was eliminated from the preliminaries, but who withdrew from among the players who advanced to the finals and joined the finals. This is the first time that a rookie loser has reached the singles final of the ATP Masters 1000 Series. In particular, Stroop was eliminated after losing 0-2 (4-6 2-6) to Karachev in the finals of the preliminary round of this tournament, and took revenge by rematching in the semifinals of the finals.
Alkaras and Stroop have a record of 1 win and 1 loss. In the third round of the 2021 French Open, Stroop won 3-0 (6-4 7-6 6-2), and in the first round of Wimbledon last year, Alkaras won 3-2 (4-6 7-5 4-6 7-6). 6-4) won.