Alcaraz Jarry Río Open

Alcaraz knows how to fight to reach the Rio final

Carlos Alcaraz continues to fight in Rio de Janeiro and now defeated Nicolás Jarry in three sets (6-7(2), 7-5, 6-0) in his duel for the semi-finals of the Rio Open. Murcia will face Cameron Norrie for another title, just like in Buenos Aires.

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Second semi-final in Rio de Janeiro. Carlos Alcaraz he wanted to remain unbeaten after the title in Buenos Aires at the start of the season and his trip this week. Murciani had some ups and downs during the week, but still managed to beat rivals who played him evenly, such as Fabio Fognini or Dusan Lajovic. by your side, Nicholas Jarry It came as a revelation of the week that shows that tennis needs to return to the results of the past. The Chilean knocked off some seeded players such as Lorenzo Musetti and Sebastián Báez en route to the semi-finals.

Featuring Alcaraz, comeback and rosco

An unbeaten start to the game for Nico Jarry, who quickly dispossessed Alcaraz and made the first break to take control of the scoreboard early on. The Spaniard would raise his level, but he could not do against the deceptive serve and powerful shots of the Chilean tennis player. Jarry would have a favorable margin of 5-2, which would make Carlos very upset. He didn’t spare any frustrated gestures and even asked his team for advice on where to position himself to receive his rival’s pass. However, as usually happens with great players, they bring out their best version at the most critical moments. Murcian played a luxury game to get the break back and level the story. But playing a spectacular tiebreak, Jarry made his efforts worthwhile and won the first set with a 7-2 tiebreaker..

The second set began with a classic of Jarry’s recent games, which usually creates and/or breaks opportunities on his opponents’ first bid. In this second set, the Chilean would have four break points, but Alcaraz managed to save with great courage. Nico was still having a hard time with his serves, which put pressure on the world number two, who now also had to turn the story around in sets. The games moved quickly and everything seemed to trigger another tiebreak. But after a perfect game Alcaraz broke in the twelfth set and won the set 7-5.

From something as complicated as breaking Jarry’s serve once, the Spaniard came through the final set in better spirits, against an opponent with less physical rest, and quickly added another break to put himself 3-0 up. After the second break, the outlook was already completely favorable for Carlos, also motivated and even with a better level of service. Mistakes for the Chilean who saw his chance slipping away. In the end, Alcaraz sealed his victory with a remarkable 6-0.

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