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Roland Garros 2024: alyasim, Alcaraz’s opponent in the round of 16 and one of the top 100 five won head-to-head

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Roland Garros 2024: alyasim, Alcaraz’s opponent in the round of 16 and one of the top 100 five won head-to-head

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Felix Auger-Aliassime This Sunday will be a competitor Carlos Alcaraz In the eighth round of Roland Garros. The Canadian, the twenty-first seed, got this right after Ben Shelton (15) won, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1.

Aliasium, A young man who surprised the world by winning a Challenger match at the age of 14 and losing his first eight ATP Finals, burst into tennis two seasons ago in which he won four of the five titles listed on his Palm: Rotterdam, Florence, Antwerp and Basel. It will repeat last year in Swiss territory.

The common denominator of the five championships is that they are on an indoor hard surface, the conditions for which suit the Canadian the best, who today occupies 21st place in the ranking in his 23 years.

Alyasim two seasons ago triumphed in the Davis Cup and settled in the top 10 players in the world. He managed to climb to sixth place before taking the first ATP Finals in turn. They beat Rafael Nadal, with Toni Nadal sitting on his bench.

The 22-year-old Kampen and his mentor collaborated in his improvement with his head coach, Franks Frederik fontang. He was even a Rafa on the ropes at the 2022 French Open. He was the only tennis player to take him to the fifth set in that edition.

Felix disappeared from Los Angeles Lite for 15 months. His problems with the courses were very difficult to deal with. The first signs of recovery were given a month ago at the Mutua Madrid Open to reach the final with Andrei Rublev.

The American (2-3) is one of five tennis players in the ‘top 100’ Who won head-to-head with Alcaraz. The other four are Novak Djokovic (2-3), Alexander Zverev ( 4-5), Roman savyulin (0-1)and Hugo Gaston (0-1).

To find the last precedent between the two, you have to go back to the third round of the Indian Wells Masters 1000. The Big Two prevailed in two quick sets.

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