Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz won the NextGen Masters final on Saturday against American Sebastian Korda in three sets.
Flying over the debates since his entry into the running in this NextGen Masters, Carlos Alcaraz unsurprisingly dominated the final this Saturday against the American Sebastian Korda (4-3 (5), 4-2, 4-2), three years old. elder (18 and 21). Playing clean and academic tennis, the Spaniard simply hasn’t conceded a break in all three sets. Serious in the service with 68% of good first balls, the seed number one of this tournament dedicated to the talents of tomorrow also relied on the many unforced errors of his opponent, 17 in total. But the 32nd player in the ATP ranking first went to seek this coronation himself with 14 winning moves and breaks at key moments in the match.
KING CARLOS ?
— Next Gen ATP Finals (@nextgenfinals) November 13, 2021
First in the second set at 2-2. Knowing that at the NextGen Masters the heats are contested in four games, this was a most valuable advantage. And finally at the very beginning of the final set, when Korda was still immersed in uncertainty, the Spaniard grabbed his opponent’s throw-in thanks to another rule specific to this competition, at 40-40 the winner of the point appropriates the gain of the game. He did not subsequently tremble to head straight for his second coronation of the season on the ATP circuit.. On clay, he won the Umag tournament in Croatia this year. After the South Korean Chung Hyeon, the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas and the Italian Jannik Sinner, Carlos Alcaraz registered his name in Milan on the prize list of this prestigious tournament.
MASTERS NEXTGEN 2021
From 9 to 13 November in Milan (Italy)
Semi-finals – Friday, November 12, 2021
Repeat (USA, n ° 2) bat Nakashima (USA, n°4) : 4-3 (3), 2-4, 1-4, 4-2, 4-2
Alcaraz (ESP, n°1) bat Baez (ARG, n°6) : 4-2, 4-1, 4-2
Final – Saturday, November 13, 2021
Alcaraz (ESP, n°1) bat Korda (USA, n ° 2): 4-3 (5), 4-2, 4-2