Carlos Alcaraz Becomes First Tennis Player to Qualify for Nitto ATP Finals After Wimbledon Victory

The Spaniard, buoyed by his Wimbledon crown, took more advantage of Djokovic. The jump of Díaz Acosta and the other Cerúndolo and the next generation.

The Spanish Carlos Alcaraznew champion of Wimbledonnot only established itself as number one in the world of ATP rankingbut also became the first tennis player to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finalsthe old Masters, to be held at the end of the season.

The 20-year-old tennis player from Murcia qualified for the second consecutive year in the tournament that closes the professional circuit season, scheduled this year between November 12 and 19 at the Pala Alpitour de Turin, Italia.

Alcaraz leads this year the ATP Tour in victories (47-4), in winning percentage (92.2%) and also in number of trophies won (6) with a major (Wimbledon), two ATP Masters 1000 (Indian Wells and Madrid), two ATP 500 ( Barcelona and Queen’s Club) and an ATP 250 (Buenos Aires).

The Spaniard occupies the first place in the world ranking with 9,675 points, ahead of the Serbian Novak Djokovic (8,795), the Russian Daniil Medvedev (6,520), the Norwegian Casper Ruud (5,005) and the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (4,850).

The top ten places, where there were no variations, are completed by the Danish Holger Rune (4,825), the Russian Andrey Rublev (4,525), the Italian Jannik Sinner (3,975) and the Americans Taylor Fritz (3,310) and Frances Tiafoe (3,130). .

As for the Argentines, the tennis players located in the top 100 are seven. Francisco Cerundolo fell a notch and appears 20° and stands as the best of the Legion, which incorporated into the select batch Facundo Diaz Acostawho jumped 18 positions and appears 97th after his victory in the Challenger in Milan, and recovered John Manuel Certainlywhich figures 100° after climbing 11 places.

The most encouraging data. Five of the seven – except Pedro Cachín and Diego Schwartzman – are under 25 years of age. It was something that had not happened since 2006 among tennis players from our country.

Argentines in the Top 100

20th Francisco Cerundolo (-1)
34° Tomas Etcheverry (-2)
63° Sebastian Baez (-17)
90° Pedro Cachín (-22)
97° Facundo Diaz Acosta (+18)
98° Diego Schwartzman
100th Juan Manuel Cerúndolo (+11). look also

2023-07-17 13:39:28
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