After his straight sets triumph over Stefanos Tsitsipas at Open Miami, Andy Roddick compared Carlo Alcaraz to the tennis legend Andre Agassicalls the Spanish sensation the “good business.” Alcaraz has long been predicted to have a strong career in the sport and 2022 looks set to be his breakthrough year.
After defeating people like Matteo Berretini and Diego Schwartzman At last month’s Rio Open, the 18-year-old became the youngest player to win one ATP 500 title. And he had a great run at Indian Wells before losing to Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. The young Spaniard has maintained his strong form this week Miami, easily defeated Marton Fucsovics and Marin Cilic. This allowed him to develop an enticing bond with Tsitsipas.
“This guy is a beast” – Andy Roddick
Andy Roddick, the former world No. 1, was quite amazed by what he witnessed from Carlos Alcaraz against Tsitsipas.
In an interview with Tennis Channel, the one-time Grand Slam winner said: “This guy moves just amazing. Usually you have to grow into your movement a bit. He doesn’t take much time to fire on the forehand. Most guys with huge forehands need two feet under them to ride it. This guy can turn it on very quickly, almost like Andre Agassi used to. You would hit a big ball to him and he would come back just as quickly.”
Roddick also said Alcaraz was “no joke” and acts like a “Animal” in response to his remarkable victory. “This guy is no joke. He’s the real deal and I don’t know if that’s a surprise. I don’t know if we’ve seen someone that young who you expect might win games like this a lot. This guy is an animal.”
Carlos Alcaraz meets Miomir Kecmanovic in the quarterfinals of the 2022 Miami Open
Now Alcaraz will face Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic in the Miami Open 2022 quarterfinals on Thursday after his spectacular win over Tsitsipas. This will be the first meeting between the two players and theirs The head-to-head record is currently 0-0.
In 2022 he has an amazing 14 wins and only two losses, and number 14 is expected to rise even higher in the rankings. Additionally, the young Spaniard is on course to win his first Miami Open title.
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