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Carlos Alcaraz breaks into high 5 | The Categorical Tribune


Carlos Alcaraz will grow to be the youngest participant to succeed in the highest 5 of the ATP rankings since Rafael Nadal in 2005 after powering into his fifth ATP closing of the season in Hamburg on Saturday.

The 19-year-old Spaniard eased to a 7-6 (7/2), 6-1 success in opposition to Slovakian Alex Molcan and can face Lorenzo Musetti within the closing on the clay-court occasion.

Alcaraz has received all 5 of his earlier Tour finals, together with Masters triumphs in Miami and Madrid earlier this 12 months.

“Lorenzo is taking part in rather well,” Alcaraz stated. “In fact he is an amazing participant. It’ll be an amazing closing.

“He has performed nice matches earlier than the ultimate. (I’ve) as effectively, so I’ve loads of confidence for the ultimate and hope to make it six-for-six.”

He’ll move Casper Ruud, who reached the Gstaad closing on Saturday, within the up to date rankings which will probably be launched on Monday.

Alcaraz struggled to drag away from Molcan within the first set, being damaged when serving for the match at 5-Three.

However he finally wrapped it up on his fifth set level in a tie-break and raced by the second set.

Earlier, Italy’s Musetti reached his first ATP Tour closing with a 6-Three, 7-6 (7/Three) victory over Francisco Cerundolo.

“It means rather a lot for me,” the 20-year-old stated.

“It is a shock for me as a result of I used to be not taking part in my greatest tennis final week (in Bastad), so I did not count on to be within the closing right here.”

The world quantity 62 dominated nearly all of the match however missed a match level when main 5-Four within the second set when an underarm serve backfired.

Musetti regrouped although to win in a tie-break, beating an in-form Cerundolo who received the Bastad title final week.

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