Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner, two up-and-coming tennis players, will clash in the BNP Paribas Open semifinals on Saturday, adding a new chapter to their burgeoning rivalry. The 19-year-old Alcaraz is attempting to win two prizes this weekend in Indian Wells after crushing Felix Auger-Aliassime in the quarterfinals. If he wins his third ATP Masters 1000 championship at the hard-court competition, the Spaniard will reclaim the top spot in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings for the first time since January.
Carlitos is always happy to share the court with Jannik Sinner. During a recent press conference, he revealed: “I’m really happy to play against him again. Great battles. I enjoy the matches against him. I would say it’s going to be a really good match, for the fans as well, to watch that match. And for myself as well. I will try to show my best, to show my 100%. Jannik is playing great. I’m going to enjoy that match.”
Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner fought against each other 5 times. Their head to head is 3-2 for Alcaraz. Before, the last time they squared off, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-3 6-7(7) 6-7(0) 7-5 6-3 in the quarter in New York (U.S. Open) in September 2022.
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Alcaraz in Indian Wells, ranking, and results in 2023
Now ranked no.2, the Spaniard has achieved an overall 12-1 record in 2023. Alcaraz is playing in Indian Wells where he toppled the world no.94 Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-3 6-3, the world no.36 Tallon Griekspoor 7-64 6-3, the world no.56 Jack Draper 6-2 2-0 ret. and the world no.10 Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4 6-4.
Carlos Alcaraz will face the world no.13 Jannik Sinner in the semifinal. Their record is 3-2 for Alcaraz.
Carlos has won 1 title in 2023 in Buenos Aires. The Spaniard was the runner-up in Rio de Janeiro (Rio Open).
Carlos won 7 titles in his career: 2 on hard courts and 5 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Alcaraz has scheduled to play next in Miami (Miami Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 22nd of March.
Sinner in Indian Wells, ranking, and results in 2023
At the moment ranked no.13, the Italian owns an overall 16-3 win-loss record in 2023. The Italian is currently having a run in Indian Wells where he bested the world no.43 Richard Gasquet 6-3 7-62, the world no.68 Adrian Mannarino 7-67 6-4, the world no.100 Stan Wawrinka 6-1 6-4 and the world no.5 Taylor Fritz 6-4 4-6 6-4.
Jannik Sinner will face the world no.2 Carlos Alcaraz in the semifinal. Their actual record is 3-2 for Alcaraz.
Sinner clinched 1 title in 2023 in Montpellier. The Italian got to the final in Rotterdam (ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament).
The Italian won 7 titles in his career: 2 on hard courts, 1 on clay courts and 4 on indoor courts. (See the list of his titles)
Sinner is scheduled to compete next in Miami (Miami Open). He will start to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 22nd of March.
Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner
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