Indian Wells 2023: Alcaraz pulls down the Auger-Aliassime wall | Sports

Carlos Alcaraz gained access to the Indian Wells semifinals by beating Félix Auger-Aliassime by a double 6-4, after 1h…m. The 19-year-old Spaniard thus demolished a wall that he had not been able to overcome until now, since the Canadian had surpassed him in the three previous ones. This time, the world number two dominated and certified the pass to the penultimate round of the tournament, in which he will face the Italian Jannik Sinner, who lowered the defending champion, the American Taylor Fritz (6-4, 4-6 and 6-4).

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Alcaraz offered a recital to the rest and settled the balance thanks to the three breaks he signed, one in the initial sleeve and the remaining two in decisive moments of the continuation. The 19-year-old from Murcia displayed himself on the volley and showed that he is a firm contender for the title. At the moment he managed to equal the level reached a year ago – when he was defeated by Rafael Nadal, in a very close match – and now he is determinedly leading the pulse this Saturday (around 11:15 p.m., Movistar Deportes) with another young man who aims very high, Sinner.

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In particular between the two, tables: 2-2. The latest reference is the great match they played in the quarterfinals of the US Open, where the Spaniard won, and going back chronologically they met in the final of Umag (Sinner), the Wimbledon round of 16 (also the Italian) and two years ago in the second round of Paris-Bercy, favorable that day the score to the Spanish. Sinner, 21, is another of the great talents of the new generation and is called to star in a future rivalry with the prodigy from El Palmar.

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