Don’t go too far! After Nadal’s triumph against Aliassime in five sets, the clash between the Russian and the Spanish tennis player will begin! We wait for you!In his previous Grand Slam, this year’s Australian Open, the Russian fell precisely to a Spanish rival, Rafa Nadal, in the third round. The same thing happened to him in the Doha semifinals, where he was eliminated by Roberto Bautista.Karen Khachanov, whose greatest achievement was to be champion of the Paris Masters 1000 in 2018 and to be a silver medalist at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, has played a final this year, Adelaide, but lost it to Gael Monfils.In a brilliant start to the year, in which he has won four titles, Rio de Janeiro, the Conde de Godó and the Masters 1000 in Miami and Madrid, Alcaraz wants to go one step further and reap a good result in a Grand Slam. Last January he was already at the Australian Open but fell in the third round against Matteo Berretini.
This will be the first confrontation on the circuit between world number 6, Carlos Alcaraz, and Karen Khachanov, number 25 in the ranking.Khachanov, for his part, has prevailed in this edition against Nuno Borges, Hugo Dellien and Cameron Norrie, all of them in four sets.To reach this round of eighths, Alcaraz has left Juan Ignacio Londero, Albert Ramos and Sebastian Korda on the way. His most complicated duel was against his compatriot, in a match that went to the fifth set.The Murcian tennis player has already starred in his best classification in the Parisian Grand Slam and is the youngest in the fourth round since Novak Djokovic in 2006. Alcaraz wants to continue making history and look for a place in the quarterfinals, for this he will have to defeat the Russian Karen Khachanov.Good evening and welcome to this Roland Garros round of 16 match between Carlos Alcaraz and Karen Khachanov.
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