“World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz upstaged by 135th-ranked qualifier Fabian Marozsan: Masters 1000 Rome”

2023-05-15 13:45:43

Big surprise in the 3rd round of the Masters 1000 in Rome. Carlos Alcaraz, who will become world no1 next Monday and remained on 2 titles in Barcelona and Madrid, was beaten by the 135th player in the world. The Spaniard suffered the law of Hungarian qualifier Fabian Marozsan 6-3 7-6.

Less than 2 weeks before the start of Roland-Garros, where he will be one of the main favorites, the 20-year-old Spaniard was overtaken by his Hungarian opponent who had never won a match on the ATP circuit before. before this Roman tournament. In the next round, Marozsan, 23, will face Croatian Borna Coric (ATP 16) to try to reach the quarterfinals.

End of an incredible series

After missing the Australian Open in January due to injury, Alcaraz has won 4 of the 6 tournaments played since, in Buenos Aires, Indian Wells, Barcelona and Madrid. He also played the final in Rio and the semis in Miami. In total, before facing Marozsan, Alcaraz posted since the beginning of the season 2 defeats for 30 victories, including 20 on clay.


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