Stefanos Tsitsipas has the opportunity to snatch the 2nd place in the ATP rankings from Carlos Alcaraz and be 1 step away from Novak Djokovic, who is the world no.1. In order to become the new world No. 2, Stefanos Tsitsipas needs to win the current tournament in Rotterdam, and Carlos Alcaraz should not win the ATP 250 event in Buenos Aires. In this case, Stefanos would have 6395 points, while if Carlito is the runner-up in Argentina, he would have 6380 points.
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Stefanos Tsitsipas in 2023
Ranked world no.3 (career-high), Tsitsipas played his last match on the 5th of February when he overcame world no.570 Andres Andrade 7-6(1) 6-1 in the Rubber 4 of the Davis Cup (draw).
At the moment, during this season Tsitsipas achieved a compiled 12-1 win-loss record. Stefanos Tsitsipas’s most significant result of the present season was getting to the final at the Australian Open.
Tsitsipas has scheduled to play next in Indian Wells (BNP Paribas Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 8th of March.
Carlos Alcaraz in 2023
Ranked world no.2, Alcaraz played his last match on the 4th of November 2022 when he had to retire when playing against world no.9 Holger Rune in the quarter and the scoreline was 6-3 6-6 .
Presently, during this year Alcaraz achieved an overall 57-13 match record.
He is also scheduled to play in Indian Wells (BNP Paribas Open) after Rio De Janeiro. The main draw will start on the 20th of February.
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Carlos Alcaraz squared off 3 times. Their current record is 3-0 for Alcaraz. The last time they played, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-4 5-7 6-2 in the quarter in Barcelona (Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell) in April 2022.
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Novak Djokovic in 2023
Now the world no.1, Djokovic played his last match on the 29th of January when he beat world no.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 7-6(4) 7-6(5) in the final in the Australian Open to win his 93rd career title.
Currently, during this season Djokovic has a 12-0 win-loss record. Novak has won 2 titles in 2023 in Adelaide and Australian Open.