Carlos Alcaraz planted a foot in the Australian Open final draw (February 8-21) with his victory in the second round of the qualifying round, which takes place in Doha (Qatar), against Evgeny karlovskiy by 7-6 (7/1) and 7-6 (7-4.) A match of those who tan and that left at 2:16. Now he must plant the other to be able to play, at 17, the first great of his career. It will be this Wednesday against Hugo Dellien.
Alcaraz, which in his debut beat Slovak Filip Horansky (28 years old and 184th) by going back one set, He also showed his stamp of fighter against the Russian (258th and 26 years). When the score turned againstAs in the second quarter in which Karlovskiy was 3-0, he knew how to row and not lose his cool. The disciple of Juan Carlos Ferrero will now see them with the Bolivian Dellien (111 and 27 years old), a tennis player who was 72nd in the world, has a balance of 26-30 on the circuit and has played final Grand Slam draws.
“When I go down, unconsciously I usually give a plus. The nerves took a toll on me, but I was able to temper them and be better in the decisive moments,” Alcaraz analyzed.
Mario Vilella is also a step away from Melbourne, who went through the retirement of Argentine Francisco Cerundolo for a positive in COVID-19. He will play against the Taiwanese Tung-Lin Wu (247th). Carlos Taberner was fired, losing 6-3 and 7-5 against Dustin Brown.
In Dubai, the previous one was left without Spanish when Georgina García-Pérez lost 3-6, 6-3 and 6-2 against the Italian veteran (33 years old) Sara Errani. The Barcelona woman broke up in the second set.