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Alcaraz lost to Nori in the Cincinnati Masters quarterfinals

During the match, the Spaniard went less than to overcome Gray’s start and the first set, but Nori ended his experience to win 7-6, 6-7, 6-4.

Carlos Alcaraz after losing a point to Nori.EFE
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spanish tennis player Carlos Alcarazunumber four in the world ranking, has lost in the battle of Three hours before the British Cameron Norrie In the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters 1000. Alkaraz, 19 years old, less and more A gray start and a first set to overcome, but Nori ended her experience to win 7-6 (7/4), 6-7 (4/7) and 6-4.

Emerging again in the second set, Alcarz created a public tremor that supported him through the end, with some brilliant points, but condemned for his ineffectiveness in the crucial moments, with only 2 break points out of 13 chances.

The Spaniard, who has exploded this year with four titles, including Miami and Madrid Masters 1000The jump to number two in the ATP rankings also loses the chances that he would have achieved if he had lifted the trophy in Cincinnati (Ohio) on Sunday.

Nori, No. 11 in the ATP and champion of the Indian Wells Masters 1000 in 2021, will take on the Croatian in the semi-finals Borna Corico (152) The executioner of the Spanish Rafael Nadal in the second round.

The second semi-final in Cincinnati, a tournament before the US Open (August 29 – September 11), will be played by the Russian Daniil Medvedev, number one in the world, and greek Stephanos Tsitsipas (7).

In the last quarterfinal match, Alcarz and Nori fought a fast-paced duel Which led to an emotional roller coaster with the Spaniard going down to 4-1 in the second set and Britain 1-3 in the third.

“I was thinking about the finish line too much,” Norrie later admitted. “He leveled up and I had to take my time or the match could take away from me.” The Wimbledon semifinalist congratulated himself, “I was also at a loss in third, but I stayed. I had strong legs, so I tried to make things difficult for him to finish the points and I managed to reverse it.” Stayed.”

disappointed return

The first set between the Spanish and the British both d. progressed equally withwasting many opportunities, especially an indeterminate alcaraz. Nori, the more solid, prevailed in the ‘tiebreak’, while Alcarz looked for answers leading into the box, where his coach, the former world number one, supported him. John Charles Ferreroand spanish tennis player paul cario,

alkaraz was serious difficulties all meet To serve Southeastern Norrie in a one-night duel on one of the fastest tracks on the circuit. The Spaniard also had several unusual outbursts of frustration, including one in which he threw the ball out of bounds after missing a point in the net.

In the second set, Nori began to see the pass when he was 2–4 ahead, when Alcaraz managed to break his first serve on his eleventh attempt and completely disrupted the dynamics of the match. The Spaniard gained the confidence to display his extraordinary repertoire, with his devastating rights and his recipes on the net.

The second ‘tiebreak’ sentenced him a stratospheric point Which he celebrated by raising his hand to his ear in search of more applause from the audience already standing on his feet.

a brain rock

In the deciding set, Alcaraz breaks Nori’s serve. go ahead 1-3 And peek into the standings, but the British, a mental rock, quickly backed the break and found another to punish the struggle with his serve in the ninth game after three hours and three minutes of play.

“The truth is it’s been a very tough match, it hurts to lose this type of match, but you have to take the positive, you have to try to improve on the things I did wrong in this match before USA are open,” said Alkaraz. after the match. “There is a lot to improve, try at certain times, maintain the level, good level, not so many ups and downs,” he continued.

meaning of loss Alcaraz. a disappointment for In the second half of a season in which he has exploded as a world figure. The Spaniard, the only tennis player with two Masters 1000 titles this year, was knocked out in the round of 16 at Wimbledon last month and subsequently fell in the finals in Hamburg and Umag and was sent off on his debut at the Masters 1000 in Montreal. .

His next appointment will be the United States Open, where he came out of oblivion last year in the third round, ousting candidate Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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