Carlos Alcaraz keeps on rising in the live rankings. After reaching the final in Umag, the Spanish sensation becomes the new world number 4 in the live rankings after overtaking Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Soon after defeating Giulio Zeppieri in the final 4 in Croatia, Alcaraz said that while he is extremely happy to become the new world number 4 on Monday, he is fully focused on the final that will be played against Jannik Sinner.
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Ranked world no.5 (career-high), Carlos has managed to achieve a 42-6 match record in 2022. The Spaniard is now having a run in Umag where he defeated the world no.117 Norbert Gombos 6-2 6-3, the world no.120 Facundo Bagnis 6-0 6-4 and the world no.168 Giulio Zeppieri 7-5 4-6 6-3.
Alcaraz has won 4 titles in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, in Miami, in Barcelona and in Madrid. The Spaniard was the runner-up in Hamburg (Hamburg European Open).
The Spaniard won 5 titles in his career: 1 on hard courts and 4 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Stefanos Tsitsipas in 2022
During this season the Greek owns a 42-14 record. The Greek clinched 2 titles in 2022 in Monte-Carlo and in Mallorca. The Greek was the runner-up in Rotterdam and in Rome.
Carlos Alcaraz and Stefanos Tsitsipas squared off 3 times. Their current head to head is 3-0 for Alcaraz. The last time they played each other, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-4 5-7 6-2 in the quarter in Barcelona (Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell) on the 22nd of April 2022.
You can watch the highlights in the following video.
Carlos Alcaraz and Stefanos Tsitsipas
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