Roberto Carballés is already in the second round in Madrid. The Granada native eliminated the Belgian David Goffin with the results 6-4 and 6-4. His next opponent is Zverev.
first round Madrid Masters 1000. Grenadian Roberto Carballés would try to advance to the next round of the Mutua Madrid Open. After starting the championship tour in Marrakech, he lost in the first round in Munich to the American Marcos Giron. I would be in front David Goffin. This year’s 2023 clay results have not been up to the Belgian’s expectations. In Monte Carlo, he crashed in the first exchange against Schwartzman. After defeating Feliciano López in three sets in Barcelona, he fell to Japan’s Nishioka. We would have a chance to see how the Spaniard developed as a favorite against a world class player like David Goffin.
The Spaniard wins with the support of serving
Carballés started the match on a high note. He enjoyed a break point in the first game of the match, but failed to convert it. The Spaniard was very solid in the service. Goffin showed signs of weakness as Roberto Carballés pressed, but the break defied the Granadan. We had to wait until the seventh game. A great game for others, he managed to break his rival’s serve with white. This advantage made the Spaniards play more easily. He knew how to keep the initiative very well and took the first set 6-4.
Carballés takes advantage of his opportunity to end the game
In the second sleeve, the Belgian did not want to give up the match. He stayed alive and never stopped fighting. Both players were very solid on their serves, knowing that a break could determine the outcome of the match. Neither could enjoy a break opportunity during the sleeve. At 4-4, Carballés took advantage of the first break and managed to take the lead. It would be up to him to close out the play for the pass. After losing the first match point, he managed to take the match to the second chance. 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open 2023.