Miami Masters 2024: Alcaraz defeats Monfils and enters the spherical of 16 in Miami | Tennis | Sports | EUROtoday

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Gael Monfils, at all times enjoyable, needs to play, however in entrance of him he runs right into a boy who adopts the function of the veteran, the intense, the sensible, who saves the thrives for an additional day and workouts with willpower and a pointy look, in a straight line. Little joke. Only a slight rest within the closing stretch that the Miami public appreciates, as a result of in any other case, the story would have had no extra substance than to corroborate the state of grace of Carlos Alcaraz. He bursts into El Palmar like a locomotive and prints increasingly more rhythm, heavy ball and pendulum train, ball from one aspect to the opposite till the Frenchman, touched by his Achilles heel, raises the white flag comparatively rapidly. If it already seemed tough, a nasty gesture within the help condemns the veteran and – with 2-2 within the first set – he rolls out the purple carpet for the cross of the Murcian, resounding, highly effective, incontestable: 6-2 and 6-4, in 1h 14m.

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