He won 6-4, 7-6 (0) and 6-3, showing even more freshness and precision than his debut. Enter the third round of the tournament for the first time

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Alcaraz backhand volley against Greekspur.Andy RainEFE

Two days after the cable was successfully launched, Carlos Alcaraz After a convincing victory and defeat, they have now reached the third round at Wimbledon. Talon Greekspur 6-4, 7-6 (0) and 6-3, two hours and five minutes. The fifth-seeded Spaniard went one step further without the ups and downs of his debut. He was a player like himself, who has exploded with his wins this year in Miami, Madrid, Rio and Barcelona. Grass with the qualities and trends of Alcaraz does not have to be a foreigner, who will face Germany this Friday Oscar otte.

This is his second appearance at the All England Club final table, where he fell in 2021 Daniel Medvedev In the second round, however, the smart boy when they arrive, he understands internally what the priorities are, he should always choose from his wide outfit any suit. Service, with which I have already received 30 aces Against Jean-Lennart StroffThe show didn’t give such a spectacular number, but it did help him in the decisive moment: he won the first two sets with two straight serve and with one more he stopped the first threat of Dutchman’s reaction at the start of the third set.

If in clay and concrete, Alcaraz is a proven player, on this surface he is still in the process of learning and does not develop the same joy, but as soon as he gains confidence he begins to relax. This Wednesday he has already ventured into the home’s imaginative left brand, showing more aggression with the rest as well as allowing himself to appear more often on the network.

More stable

A break in the ninth game was balanced enough to score in the first set. We saw an Alcaraz with greater stability, as if it had already solved the difficulties of landing and felt safe with the navigation chart. He overdid it with a crisp finish in the first set point, but corrected it immediately to win with a direct serve after absorbing the error with a smile.

The 53-year-old Greekspore is a 25-year-old junior who never made it out of the second round at the Grand Slam. In fact before Fabio Fognie, In the previous match, was able to win the first match in his only two appearances at Wimbledon. Seeing no benefit from being behind the court, the Dutchman offered tennis more direct in the second set. With him he traveled to a playoff where he was exposed.

Alcaraz knew how to fix the part where he had to break it twice as his rain toll. He did so and ended a happy afternoon on Court 2, adding credit for securing a place in the high-ranking stage. You deserve tennis.

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