ATP BARCELONA. Alcaraz favorite over Tsitsipas, Ruud, Schwartzman with Nadal out.

Carlos Alcaraz Favorite In Barcelona

Last week, Carlos Alcaraz did not have a great experience in Monte Carlo, where he lost in the opening match against Sebastian Korda. However, according to Bet365, Carlito is the top favorite to win the ATP500 in Barcelona before Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud and Diego Sebastian Schwartzman, with Nadal out with injury. It’s interesting to note that Stefanos Tsitsipas is only the favorite number 2 despite the fact that he won Monte Carlo last week

These are the latest odds.

Carlos Alcaraz 3.60
Stefanos Tsitsipas 4.00
Casper Ruud 5.00
Diego Schwartz man 11.00
Pablo Carreno-Busta 17.00
Cameron Norrie 21.00
Lorenzo Musetti 23.00
Sebastian Korda 23.00
Felix Auger Aliassime 23.00
Lorenzo Sonego 29.00
Albert Ramos-Vinolas 29.00

 

Carlos Alcaraz in 2022

Carlos Alcaraz

18 - 3win/loss

Hard
12-2
Clay
6-1
19 year old
WWLWWWWWWW
2022 Highlights

Currently the world no.11 (career-high), the Spaniard played his last match on the 13th of April when he was defeated by world no.37 Sebastian Korda 7-6(2) 6-7(5) 6-3 in the 2nd round in Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters (draw).

Until now, during this year Carlos owns a composed 18-3 record. The Spaniard conquered 2 titles in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro and in Miami.

Alcaraz
Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters
Alcaraz's Record
 

Stefanos Tsitsipas in 2022

Stefanos Tsitsipas

22 - 7win/loss

Hard
12-5
I Hard
5-2
Clay
5-0
23 year old
WWWWWLWLWL
2022 Highlights

Currently ranked no.5, the Greek played his last match on the 17th of April when he overcame world no.27 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-3 7-6(3) in the final in Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters to win his 8th career title.

This season Stefanos has achieved a 22-7 win-loss record. This year, The Greek conquered 1 title in Monte-Carlo. Tsitsipas was the finalist in Rotterdam.

Tsitsipas
Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters
Tsitsipas's Record

Carlos Alcaraz and Stefanos Tsitsipas fought against each other only on 2 occasions. Their actual head to head record is 2-0 for Alcaraz. The last time they squared off, Carlos Alcaraz won 7-5 6-3 in the 4th round in Miami (Miami Open) on the 29th of March 2022.

You can see them in action in the following highlights.

Casper Ruud in 2022

Casper Ruud

15 - 5win/loss

Hard
8-3
I Hard
1-1
Clay
6-1
23 year old
LWLLWWWWWW
2022 Highlights

Currently the world no.7 (career-high), Casper played his last match on the 14th of April when he surrendered to world no.23 Grigor Dimitrov 6-3 7-5 in the 3rd round in Carlo Rolex Masters (draw).

Currently, during this year Ruud has a 14-5 record. This year, Ruud conquered 1 title in Buenos Aires. The Norwegian was the runner-up in Miami.

Ruud
Carlo Rolex Masters
Ruud's Record

Diego Sebastian Schwartzman in 2022

Diego Sebastian Schwartzman

17 - 8win/loss

Hard
4-4
Clay
13-4
29 year old
WLLLWWWLWL
2022 Highlights

Now the world no.15, Schwartzman played his last match on the 15th of April when he capitulated to world no.5 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2 6-7(3) 6-4 in the quarter in Carlo Rolex Masters (draw).

This season Schwartzman has a 16-8 match record. Diego Sebastian Schwartzman’s most significant accomplishment of the current season was reaching the final in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro.

Schwartzman
Carlo Rolex Masters
Schwartzman's Record

Casper Ruud and Diego Sebastian Schwartzman played each other 8 times. The head to head is 5-3 for Schwartzman. The last time they squared off, Casper Ruud won 5-7 6-2 6-3 in the final in Buenos Aires (Argentina Open) on the 13th of February 2022.

In the following video you can watch the key moments of their match.

Carlos Alcaraz, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud and Diego Sebastian Schwartzman

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