Miami Open: Alcaraz overwhelms Lajovic and advances to the Round of 16 | Video

Carlos Alcaraz overwhelmed Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-0 and 7-6 (5) this Sunday to access Round of 16 at the Miami Opensecond Masters 1,000 of the season, where he will meet the American tommy paulexecutioner 6-3 and 7-5 of the also Spanish Alexander Davidovich.

alcaraz He’s going by plane at the moment on the Florida runways. After losing just two games in his debut against the Argentine Facundo Bagnis, the Murcian entered the third round in Miami with another 6-0. The Serbian was defeated after losing to the Spanish in recent weeks in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro.

Thus, the recent champion of Indian Wells moved his rival and dealt blows left and right, beating a lajovic beaten more than once on the net. The Serb missed a lot with his forehand and, although he had a break ball in the second game, he did not worry the first seed of the tournament.

the game to the rest of Alcaraz did not lower his siege about a Lajovic who was overwhelmed by the game in various places. The man from Palmar achieved the ‘break’ in the third game but Lajovic managed to compete the second set. Alcaraz had no problem raising his level and, in the tie-break, he closed the 16-1 so far this season.

The defending championthat has to repeat title to save world number one recovered in Indian Wells, will be measured for a place in the quarterfinals with Paul. The American was the particular nightmare of a Davidovich who fell again before his executioner in the australian open at the beginning of 2023.

The man from Malaga, who had achieved his first victory in Miami in this edition, was unable to add a second victory in Florida, in a meeting marked by the wind, that bothered the Spanish more. Paul has a 1-0 in favor in the only precedent with Alcarazthe defeat of the Murcian in his debut last year in Montreal.

(With information from Europe Press)