Carlos Alcaraz defeats Cilic in an epic battle that ends at 2.30 am and he will be (at least) the top 3 midfielder (video)

Carlos Alcaraz in the photo – Photo Getty Images

Carlos Alcaraz 19, he entered the field on Monday night to play his first match after eliminating Daniel Medvedev and Rafael Nadal in the last 16 of the US Open and struggled but did not tremble! The world number four has qualified for the quarter-finals in New York for the second year in a row and ensures that, at worst, he will be the world number three after the US Open, confirming his overtake. Daniel Medvedev and Alexander Zverev.

In an epic match that ended just after 2 a.m. in New York – one of the matches that ended later in the event’s history – the Croatian karaz was defeated. Marin Cilic, ranked 17th in the world, the 2014 US Open champion and the only remaining Grand Slam champion, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, in a fight that almost beat four hours and was so much fun. , with amazing points. Carlos, who has yet to lose a set in the tournament, improved his fifth record to 6-1.

Alcaraz, who could leave New York as the world number one – if he wins the title or if he loses in the final to someone other than Casper Rudd – will face the only player he has defeated more than once in 2022 in the quarter-finals. : we’ve got Yannick Sener.

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M. Selic [15]

4

6

4

6

3

C. Alcaraz [3]

6

3

6

4

6

Winner: C. Alcaraz

M. Cilic – C. Alcaraz

14 ACES 3
13 double mistakes 4
73/142 (51%) first service % at 103/143 (72%)
54/73 (74%) Earn % on first service 64/103 (62%)
33/69 (48%) Earn % on second service 24/40 (60%)
27/39 (69%) net points won 23/34 (68%)
5/9 (56%) break points won 6/18 (33%)
55/143 (38%) earned points won 55/142 (39%)
45 winners 28
66 Unexecuted Errors 41
142 points for a total of 143
12,259.4 feet covered distance 14,099.5 feet
43.0 ft. Covered distance / PT. 49.5 ft