The Spanish Carlos Alcaraz faces the serb Novak Djokovic in the final of the Cincinnati Masters 1000. The Murcian tennis player left another match to remember this Saturday at come back (2-6, 7-6(4), 6-3) to the Polish Hubert Hurkacz to reach the final, a step that ensures the number one in the world for the US Open.
alcaraz shone again on a track of tennis, in a complicated week in Ohio that is not capable of knocking down the Spanish. The Murcian has victories of a thousand colors in Cincy and in the semifinals he touched a new comeback, this time saving match point in the second set to force the ‘tie-break’ and later, the third set.
In addition, the 20-year-old Spanish player secured world number one for a few more weeks, a battle he enjoys and has been dealing with Djokovic, whatever happens in the final. So, Alcaraz will be the first seed at the US Openfourth and last ‘Grand Slam’ of the year where he defends the title.
The one in Belgrade also had a very competitive match with the german Alexander Zverev, but that he moved forward with experience and good tennis after two tight sets decided by 7-6(5), 7-5, after more than two hours of meeting.