Video tennis Nadal – Alcaraz: Tension duel, pulling each other into the 3rd set (Indian Wells semi-final)
(Tennis video – Tennis results, Rafael Nadal – Carlos Alcaraz, men’s singles semi-final Indian Wells) Nadal had to enter a tough match lasting more than 3 hours in front of juniors.
Carlos Alcaraz has long been considered the heir of Rafael Nadal due to the same nationality of Spain and having a strong clay court, but this is the first time they have met after Alcaraz had a pretty convincing journey from the beginning. Indian Wells. This is the first Masters semi-final for Alcaraz while Nadal is aiming to win Indian Wells for the first time in nearly a decade.
Alcaraz juniors really challenged Nadal in this awaited match
From the very beginning of the match, it was seen that this would not be an easy match for Nadal, as he lost his break in the first game. Alcaraz brilliantly saved 4 breaks in the next game, but in the end he lost his advantage in game 4 before letting Nadal break the game again in game 6. The young player still claimed a break and saved up to 4 points. break in game 8, but his efforts were still unsuccessful when in the crucial game 10 he fell after 4 more break saves.
Set 2 took place a very tough break fight when the two players took turns breaking the game for 4 consecutive games starting from game 5, with the help of strong winds that damaged the two players a lot. . The turning point of this set came in the 9th game, a game that lasted more than 20 minutes and ended only after Alcaraz successfully capitalized on his 7th break opportunity in this game alone. Not missing the opportunity, Alcaraz won the next game to win 6-4 in the second set.
Going into the third set, it seemed that Nadal would be the one to struggle when Alcaraz had a number of serve games that were easy to win and even nearly won the break in game 5. But missing those 3 break opportunities cost Alcaraz dearly. Alcaraz went to game 8 when the score was 30 – both had a bad forehand and Nadal didn’t miss an opportunity when he won the next phase of the net. Break point for Nadal and he won the next game to end the match after 3 hours and 12 minutes.
In the Indian Wells men’s singles final, Rafael Nadal will face hostess Taylor Fritz, who beat Andrey Rublev in the previous match.
6-4, 4-6, 6-3
1 serve rate
Serve 1 to score
Serve 2 to score
According to QD (Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Magazine)
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