Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner will face off for the 6th time in their career in the Indian Wells semifinal. Carlitos and Jannik seem to be destined to have a long and friendly rivalry. While they are fierce competitors, they are also on fantastic terms.
During a recent press conference, Carlitos commented: “I am going to push myself to be a better player to try to beat him. I think it is going to be the same for him as well; I will push him to be a better player as Djokovic, Rafa, and Federer did when they were younger. I think it’s gonna be a great rivalry! We are great friends outside the court.”
The head to head
Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner clashed against each other 5 times. Their current head to head is 3-2 for Alcaraz. Previously, the last time they played, 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.
In the following video you can watch the highlights.
Alcaraz in Indian Wells, ranking, and results in 2023
Currently ranked no.2, Carlos has achieved a composed 12-1 win-loss record in 2023. Carlos is now competing in Indian Wells where he defeated 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 square off with the world no.13 Jannik Sinner in the semifinal on Saturday at 3:30 pm on STADIUM 1. Their current head to head 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).
Alcaraz won 7 titles in his career: 2 on hard courts and 5 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Alcaraz is scheduled to compete 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
Ranked no.13, the Italian has managed to achieve a 16-3 match record in 2023. Sinner is now competing in Indian Wells where he overcame 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 take on the world no.2 Carlos Alcaraz in the semifinal on Saturday at 3:30 pm on STADIUM 1. Their head to head is 3-2 for Alcaraz.
Sinner has won 1 title in 2023 in Montpellier. The Italian was the finalist 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 will compete next in Miami (Miami Open). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 22nd of March.