DJOKOVIC – ALCARAZ. After Rafael Nadal, the young Spaniard continues with world number 1 Novak Djokovic this Saturday, May 7 for a place in the final of the Madrid tournament.
How far will Carlos Alcaraz stop? After having dominated this Friday May 6 the legend Rafael Nadal on his favorite surface, and with the manner despite the loss of the second set to reach the semi-final of the Madrid tournament, Carlos Alcaraz attacks another ogre of the circuit, Serbian and world number 1 Novak Djokovic. Asked at a press conference about the confrontation this Saturday, the young Spaniard believes that he will have opportunities during the meeting to make the difference. “Everything he has achieved in tennis is incredible. He is one of the greatest in history. I will probably be nervous but I will try to manage it as best I can. I know I will have occasions, and the training I did with him this week will help me a little to know how to face him.”
For his part, Novak Djokovic has aware of the Spaniard’s potential and is already full of praise for the latter. “There are a lot of special things about him. He’s broken a lot of records, he’s one of the youngest top 10 of the last decades. We are less accustomed than before to seeing teenagers so strong. His growth, his progress and his trajectory in the last six months , it’s amazing. Besides, he’s a very nice guy. I was able to train with him a bit and spend some time with him in Madrid off the court. He’s like that (he raises his two thumbs) (…) He is fantastic for our sport. It’s great to have a young player who is progressing so well and bringing freshness to the world of tennis. As well as he is humble and has great values, it’s a perfect combination.
What time does Djokovic – Alcaraz start?
The start of the match between Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz in the semi-final of the Madrid tournament is scheduled for 46h.
On which channel to follow Djokovic – Alcaraz?
The highly anticipated meeting between the Serbian Djokovic and the Spaniard Alcaraz will be to follow live and exclusively on the antennas of Eurosport, sole broadcaster of the ATP tournament in Madrid.
If you do not have a television, you can follow live via a link streaming the meeting between Djokovic and Alcaraz thanks to the MyCanal application or the Eurosport platforms.