Carlos Alcaraz reached the quarterfinals of the Toronto Masters 1000 in a match in which he had to come back from a lost set against Hubert Hurkacz, who in turn was about to take advantage of one of the biggest downturns ever seen in the current number one in the world. Alcaraz took the second set in the tie-break and put the third on track until he was 5-2 in favor and served, but then, a tremendous tangle lost him and he went on to lose four games in a row against a Hurkacz who took advantage of the moment but he would give in to sudden death again before a Carlitos who saw how his nightmare ended with a happy ending.
Let’s put ourselves in context. A great Carlos Alcaraz took the second set in the tie-break against Hurkacz and sealed on the third set what he had been demonstrating for many minutes, that he was and was playing better than his rival. One and even two breaks ahead supported the Spanish tennis player, who with a favorable 5-2 set to serve to close a manual pass to the quarterfinals.
The eighth game of the third set, interminable, saw how Alcaraz relaxed, with several failed drops and some more unforced errors, they began to lose the number one, who saw how Hurkacz took half of his loot and placed 5- 4, to pass the hot potato in the form of a serve back to Carlos, who had already entered into a crisis and could not explain what was happening.
Alcaraz, unknown and surpassed
“What’s wrong with me!”, he yelled at his box, in which Ferrero was not – he will join Cincinnati with the team – but Antonio Martínez Cascales was, who since his seniority was trying to calm a situation that had become limit . Alcaraz lost his serve again, this time in white, and the 5-5 went to camp in the light.
Hurkacz fulfilled his role and ensured the sudden death of the third, but the Pole was not as fierce as the situation required and could not complete the machada, allowing Alcaraz to meet again before the arrival of the tie-break, where for the second set In a row, Carlos would make the difference to sign up for a game from which he leaves with a tremendous scare, but most importantly, with an epic victory under his arm.
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) August 11, 2023
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