Alcaraz returns with victory and exhibition against Kokkinakis

Carlos Alcaraz begins with an exhibition his journey in the Indian Wells Masters 1000. The Murcian tennis player touched perfection in his hard court debut in 2023 and dispatched the Australian Thanasi Kokkinakisa very dangerous tennis player on this type of surface, for 6-3, 6-3 in an exciting debut in which there is no trace of physical problems and yes a brilliant game endowed with a solidity that makes Alcaraz a very dangerous tennis player and called to fight for everything in the Californian tournament, if he continues in this line.

More than four months after his last game on hard court, Carlos Alcaraz he proves himself again and wins on his return to this type of pitch. No trace of the injury that made him stop after Rio or any doubts that would have been logical considering his inactivity or the need to adapt to a new surface. The competitive gene for alcaraz It is bomb-proof and this allows it to beat, without palliatives, a specialist like Kokkinakiswhom he reduced with a match approach carried out to perfection and a simple victory, in just an hour and 18 minutes, which launches him towards the next round in Indian Wells, where will the dutch be measured grieskspoor.

Doubts existed about alcaraz, after a turbulent start to 2023 in which two injuries to the semimembranosus in his right leg forced him to stop and miss reference dates on his calendar. He australian open and the hard court tournaments in January had not been possible for the man from El Palmar, who recently also had to get off the Acapulco team due to physical problems. The result was the arrival of March, and the Indian Wells Masters 1000with Carlos still inactive on a fast track and with several unknowns around him that, yes, he would be in charge of clearing up as soon as possible.

alcaraz he entered the track determined before Kokkinakisin the last shift of the day at the central Indian Wells Tennis Garden, and it didn’t take long to do what he knows best. A break in the Australian’s first service game surprised an opponent accustomed to building their best performances on serve. From here and with maximum solidity when he had the responsibility on his side, Carlos He did not leave a single door open to Thanasi I could try to break your service. The games passed and Alcaraz was building an amazing statistic. In total, a single point lost with his serve throughout the set, which inevitably went into his pocket 6-3.

Alcaraz, unstoppable at service

The second might seem like another story, but alcaraz He had set himself a goal and he was not going to hesitate when it came to fulfilling it. While Kokkinakis He could not find the necessary percentages to serve to stay safe from his rival’s bottom sticks, Carlos He kept adding outstanding sensations with his, which, added to a new early break, left the game seen for sentencing. A break at the beginning that was accompanied by another at the end, this one with Kokkinakis resisting, albeit unsuccessfully, an inevitable victory of Carlos Alcaraz in a premiere without a doubt and with an exhibition of the Spanish in the Indian Wells Masters 1000.

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