27/03/2023 and las 19:06 CEST
Carlos Alcaraz of Spain, number one in the world, after the victory against Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic in the Masters 1000 in Miami, which allowed him to advance to the 16th round, recognized that he has “between the eyebrows of Roland Garros”.
“All tournaments are important to me, but the one that I have between my eyebrows is Roland Garros, that is the next Grand Slam and for me it is a very, very good goal and I really want it,” he said.
Likewise, the Spaniard also said that it is “incredible” to see so many celebrities in the stands watching their matches and that sometimes he also gets “a little nervous”. “Sometimes I don’t believe I’m watching these games, I’m crazy,” said Alcaraz in a press conference at the tournament where he met, among others, Jimmy Butler, NBA player of the Miami Heat.
Alcaraz Lajovic with solvency 6-0 and 7-6, after the deprivation of Argentina’s Facundo Bagnis overcame in 62 minutes, with a new undefeated initiative and a few minutes in the second set, from which he proceeded with authority. tie breaker
“When I was serving at 5-4 I made some mistakes that changed the game. I missed some shots when I was swinging and that was the key bit to make it a fun game at the end. But I kept my concentration.” considered
Alcaraz will play the round of 16 in Miami next Tuesday against Tammy Paul, in a tournament in which he will defend his title in 2022.