Tennis: Carlos Alcaraz sublimates at Wimbledon; John Isner, new historical record of aces

Ehe spanish Carlos Alcaraz He gave one of his best samples on the grass surface, and without any problem and even in a hurry to finish the game soon, he beat the German Oscar Otte 6-3, 6-1 and 6-2, to advance to the round of 16 in Wimbledon for the first time in his career.

alcaraz faced only one break point, which he resolved quickly, and instead managed six breaks in 20 chances throughout the match. one hour and 38 minutes on Court 1.

game by game, alcaraz has been improving noticeably and has already won eight consecutive sets after losing two in his first match of the week against Jan-Lennard Struff.

alcaraz confront Jannik Sinner in the fourth round, after the Italian defeated John Isner 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-3, in a match that had a historic moment for the American.

What historic mark did John Isner break?

John Isner holds two of the toughest records in ATP history.

With his fifth ace in the match he lost against Sinner, John Isner I broke the World record for aces on the ATP Tour.

The 6 foot 10 inch (2.08 meter) American is now alone with 13,729 service aces and counting, to surpass the previous leading mark of the Croatian Ivo Karlovic de 13,728.

The record of ace serves began in 1991 with ATP Match Statsparte del Infosys ATP Scores & Stats Centre.

Isner needed only two service games to break the record on Court 2 of Wimbledonfiring the record ace at 1-1, 15/30.

“It’s really cool. It’s something I’m really proud of,” he said. Isner before their third round match, hoping to break the record. “I’ll be the all-time leader. Keep playing, keep adding to my total… I don’t know if [el rcord] will break I could be there for a long time.”

Isner’s golden historical record

Isner It also has another historical record in world tennis, that of the longest match in history when in a first round match precisely in Wimbledonwon the longest game in history in 2010.

In the now historic Court 18, Isner defeat to the Franks Nicolas Mahut by 6-4, 3-6, 6-7(7), 7-6(3) and 70-68, after 11 hours, six minutes and 23 secondsin a game that In addition, it had to be played on three different days. due to lack of natural light and rain.



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