French Open: Alcaraz beats Tsitsipas, units up semi-final conflict with Djokovic

Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas performs a shot towards Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz throughout their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis event on the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, on June 6, 2023.

World primary Carlos Alcaraz defeated two-time Grand Slam finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-1, 7-6(5) on June 6 night time.

He has now secured his place within the semi-final to face Novak Djokovic on June 9 at Roland-Garros. After profitable the match, Alcaraz mentioned, “This match, it’s one everybody desires to observe. I might say will probably be a very good match to play and to observe as effectively. I actually need to play this match effectively,” as per the official web site of Roland Garros.

Alcaraz additional mentioned, “I all the time say that if you wish to be the perfect, it’s important to beat the perfect. Novak Djokovic proper now is among the finest gamers on this planet. It’s going to be a very powerful match for me however I’m actually trying ahead to enjoying that match. “Djokovic appeared outmatched and out of types for probably the most half in two hours of his match, however he lastly bought the higher of Karen Khachanov to advance to his twelfth Roland-Garros semifinal.

The third seed overcame the no. 11 seed Khachanov 4-6, 7-6(0), 6-2, and 6-4. Djokovic mentioned after profitable the match, “In opposition to gamers like Karen – he has an enormous serve, possibly does not transfer as effectively – I attempted to show him, make it unpredictable for him,” as per the official web site of Roland Garros.”It labored in the long run. It was an enormous struggle – it all the time is with Karen. I’ve lots of respect for him. He is a fantastic fighter, a fantastic participant,” he added.

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