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French Open 2022: Carlos Alcaraz anchors his sinking ship just in time to enter the third round of Roland Garros
Carlos Alcaraz's mentally and physically taxing hustle would have taught him some valuable lessons, not in the least that there are no easy victories in Grand Slams.
On the opening day of French Open, sixth seed Ons Jabeur and Dominic Thiem became the most high profile names to exit the clay court major.
On Sunday, Alcaraz begins his French Open campaign against Argentine lucky loser Juan Ignacio Londero, ranked at 141 but who made the last 16 in 2019.
World number one Djokovic and Nadal, ranked five, are seeded to meet as early as the quarter-finals.
Carlos Alcaraz, who only turned 19 last Thursday, became the first player to beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on clay at the same tournament on his way to a second Masters 1000 title in Madrid.
Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest player since the start of the ATP Tour in 1990 to beat three top-five players at the same event.
Fresh off victory at the Madrid Open, Alcaraz withdrew from the Italian Open on Monday because of a right ankle injury. Later, Osaka withdrew with a left Achilles heel injury.
Carlos Alcaraz jumped three places to World No 6 in the ATP Rankings after winning the title in Madrid.
Two weeks before the start of the French Open in Paris, Carlos Alcaraz brushed aside Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-1 in 62 minutes to win the title in Madrid
Carlos Alcaraz reached his second ATP Masters final in five weeks and claimed his first win over a reigning World No 1, overcoming Djokovic 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 in front of a sell-out home crowd
Nadal wasn't losing any sleep after his loss to Carlos Alcaraz in the quarter-finals at the Madrid Open. His focus hasn't changed and it's still all about getting ready for the French Open in a few weeks.
Novak Djokovic defeated Hubert Hurkacz to reach semi-final and will next face Carlos Alcaraz.
Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest player to breach the top-10 ranking since his Spanish compatriot Rafael Nadal achieved that feat at the same age 17 years ago.
Alcaraz climbed two places to ninth in the world due to his straight-sets victory over Pablo Carreno Busta in the Barcelona Open final on Sunday. Britain's Cameron Norrie drops out of the top 10 to number 11.
Alcaraz won the quarterfinal 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 after breaking the fifth-ranked Greek five times on the outdoor clay court named for Rafael Nadal.
World number five Tsitsipas, fresh from successfully defending his Monte Carlo title last weekend, brushed aside Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-1, 6-4.
Iga Swiatek, 20, and Carlos Alcaraz, 18, drew packed crowds on way to titles in Miami to underline there's life to the sport even after Big 3, Ashleigh Barty and Williams sisters.
Alcaraz, who turns 19 next month, showed why many believe he is currently the hottest young prospect in men's tennis with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Norway's world number eight Casper Ruud to land a first ATP Masters crown.
Miami Open 2022: Carlos Alcaraz beats defending champion Hubert Hurkacz, faces Casper Ruud in summit clash
Alcaraz brought the crowd at Hard Rock Stadium to their feet for the second night in succession as he saw off Hurkacz 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/2) to reach his first ATP Masters final.
Spanish 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz was far from downhearted after a battling three-set loss to childhood idol Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals.