Miami Masters 1000: “Fran” Cerúndolo will seek to advance to the quarterfinals

Miami Masters 1000: “Fran” Cerúndolo will seek to advance to the quarterfinals

At just 24 years old, Cerúndolo was positioned in the elimination instance after beating the American Aleksandar Kovacevic (102) by 6-4 and 6-4, and the Canadian “top ten” Félix Auger-Aliassime (6) by 6-2 and 7-5.

After the fall of diego schwartzman this Sunday against the Danish Holger Rune by 6-4 and 6-2, “Fran” was consolidated as the only Argentine representative in the American tournament.

The young man will seek victory against his Italian counterpart and will seek to face one of the favorites of the contest: in the case of advancing to the quarterfinals, they will face each other with the Russian Karen Khachanov (16) or the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipaswho ranks virtually number three in the world and each victory brings him a little closer to a possible Top 1.

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However, the top favorite of the entire competition is the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz, a 19-year-old tennis player who prevailed over Dusan Lajovic 6-0 and 7-6 (5) to get into the round of 16 of the Masters 1000 in Miami. It is the 16th victory for the tennis player located in the top 1, who saw defeat only once in the entire season.

In the ladies’ box, without the polish Iga Swiatek (1), current champion who withdrew from the tournament due to injurythe candidates for the title are the Kazakh Yelena Rybakina (7), champion in the previous Masters 1000 played in Indian Wells, and the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka (2), winner this year of the Australian Open.

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Closing it in the Masters 1000

The Argentine, despite his young age, already has experience in the Miami tournament: in the 2022 edition he reached the semifinalswhere he faced the Norwegian tennis player Casper Ruud.

At that time ranked 103rd in the ATP world ranking, he lost to Ruud (8) after an hour and 34 minutes of play on the center court of Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Thus ended his magical two weeks, the best of his career.

Source: Ambito

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