Carlos Alcaraz was resilient despite losing 6-1, 6-3, 6-7 (2), and 6-4 against Alexander Zverev in the Australian Open quarterfinals. Zverev capitalized on the Wimbledon champion’s slow start with solid groundstrokes. Zverev won at 1:19 am after Alcaraz rallied. Zverev will face Daniil Medvedev in the semis.
Carlos Alcaraz Stays Positive After Australian Open Quarterfinal Loss
Alcaraz was disappointed with his results but was pleased with his tournament run, reaching the quarterfinals and playing well. Alcaraz feels hopeful about his tournament performance despite the problematic match.
Alcaraz competed without his coach, Juan Carlos Ferrero, recovering from knee surgery in Spain. Alcaraz emphasized his confidence in coach Samuel Lopez and dismissed Ferrero’s absence. He said Ferrero’s absence didn’t hinder his game—he can play superb tennis alone.
Zverev showed his tennis skills despite domestic abuse trial scrutiny. Zverev won despite blisters on his foot and Alcaraz’s comeback. He was pleased with the result, appreciating the mental toughness needed during challenging situations.
Medvedev Triumphs in Epic Quarterfinal Battle
Hubert Hurkacz was another formidable quarterfinal opponent for Daniil Medvedev. Medvedev won 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in three hours and 59 minutes. Weary, Medvedev recognized the match’s physical toll. Though exhausted, he stressed the significance of trying his most challenging and winning.
Medvedev’s win sets up a thrilling Australian Open semi-final vs Zverev. Players’ determination, resilience, and skill on the court create memorable moments for tennis fans worldwide as the event progresses.