Spanish plenary session in the semifinals with Carreño, Ramos, Munar and Alcaraz

The Spanish tennis Armada is very much alive. All you have to do is look at the pairings of Andalusia Open semifinals to realize. Whatever happens in the final rounds in Marbella, a Spanish champion is assured with the presence of Pablo Carreño, Albert Ramos, Carlos Alcaraz and Jaume Munar, sample of the good moment of form that the national tennis players go through.

But in addition, the full Spanish leadership in the Andalusian ATP 250 is a historical record: first tournament with four tennis players from the same country in the semifinals since ATP Valencia in 2004. According to the portal data TennisMyLife, This is the eighth time that four Spaniards have secured a title for the Navy in an ATP tournament with their qualification to the semifinals. It already happened in Estoril 1992 and 1997, Madrid 1992, Atenas 1992 and 1994, and Barcelona 1997, in addition to the aforementioned Valencia and Marbella.

Curiously, Each semifinal will involve a duel of contrasts: on the one hand veterans and on the other young promises. Carreño and Ramos are chasing their fifth and third titles, respectively, while Alcaraz and Munar would debut in an ATP final in search of the first trophy of his record. Maximum emotion on the Marbella clay …