Carlos Alcaraz will return to the tracks tomorrow. And he will do it to participate in the Hamburg Open, an appointment on the ATP 500 calendar.. The Murcian, big favorite to win, is the number 1 seed of the German tournament. His first rival will be the German Nicola Kuhn, invited by the organization, tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. on Movistar + Deportes.
Carlos Alcaraz, who arrives at this meeting after his participation in Wimbledon, where he was eliminated by the Italian Jannik Sinner in the round of 16, he reunites with the clay on a date in which he also hopes to fully recover from the physical discomfort he experienced in his elbow earlier this month. If he beats Kuhn, 261st in the world rankings, he will meet the winner of the duel between Argentinian Sebastian Baez and Serbian Filip Krajinovic in the next round.
On the same side of the table led by the Murcian is also the Russian Karen Khachanov, world number 27, and the Italian Fabio Fognini, 64 in the ATP ranking.
On the other hand, as the second favorite to win in Hamburg, the Russian appears Andrei Rubleveighth in the world and who will start the tournament against Kazakh Alexander Bublik.
Besides Carlos Alcaraz from Murcia, there are two other Spanish players in the Hamburg Open draw. One of them is Pablo Carreño, who appears as the fourth seed and awaits a rival from the previous one.
Victory of Davidovich
the spanish tennis player Alexander Davidovich beat Dutchman Botic Van de Zandschulpfifth favorite, by a double 6-4 in 1h28 of play, in the first round of the tournament in Hamburg (Germany) on clay.
The first set was a continuous exchange of blows between the two tennis players, who alternately broke the service of the rival, until Davidovitch, number 35 in the ATP rankings, managed to win the last two games.
The second round followed the same pattern, with two service interruptions for Van de Zandschulp, world number 25, for the three that the 23-year-old from Malaga managed, which served to close the game.
Davidovich also managed with this victory to unravel his personal baggage against the 26-year-old Dutch player, who won twice on claywhile his only loss came on grass.
Now the Spanish tennis player awaits his rival in the second round of the Hamburg Open, which will come out of the meeting between the Slovak Jozef Kovalik and the German Max Hans Rehberg.