Carlos Alcaraz quits Hamburg and Umag in preparation for the US Tour and US Open

Carlos Alcaraz You will have a few days off After being champion at Wimbledon He will not appear again on the tennis circuit until the American Tour, which will take him to play the Masters 1000 in Toronto (Canada) and Cincinnati (USA) to finish with the US Open, his fourth and final Grand Slam of the season. .

The 20-year-old young player from Murcia, ranked 1 in the world, traveled yesterday from London after his victory over Serbian Novak Djokovic, and He is already at home in El Palmar, where in the next few days he will receive the love of his compatriots.

Alcaraz Quit competing at the ATP 500 in Hamburg, Germany, and the ATP 250 in Umag, Croatiatournaments in which he reached the finals last year.

His return to competition, already on hard courts, will be in Toronto (Canada).The tournament will be held from August 7 to 13. There, he lost in the previous edition in the first round against American Tommy Paul 7-6 (4), 6-7 (7), 3-6.

After that, the student of Juan Carlos Ferrero will go to Cincinnati, where In 2023, he was a quarter-finalist He fell against Briton Cameron Norrie 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 4-6.

in those competitions Could cross paths with Novak Djokovic againwho has not been on the last two North American tours due to his refusal to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

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Alcaraz win at Wimbledon in pictures

Carlos Alcaraz became the first player to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals, which will be held from November 12-19 at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, after defeating Serbian Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final and lifting his second Grand Slam title. . Carlos Alcaraz, who qualified for the Nitto ATP Finals for the second year in a row, retained his lead in the ATP rankings with 9,675 points, ahead of Novak Djokovic (8,795) and Daniil Medvedev (6,520) for second and third, respectively. The next seed is Spaniard Pablo Carreno, who is absent from the London tournament, ranked 22nd, while Rafa Nadal, who has been away from the slopes for months, ranks 140th.

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