(Acapulco), who was injured in the right thigh, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, the world number 2, announced on Tuesday that he would give up the ATP 500 tournament in Acapulco (difficult), Mexico.
“I have a grade 1 right hamstring tear, which will keep me out for several days, after tests this morning,” the 19-year-old Spaniard explained in a tweet.
Winner of the Buenos Aires tournament ten days ago against Briton Cameron Norrie, but lost to the same opponent in the Rio final on Sunday (5-7, 6-4, 7-5).
During the meeting, the Spaniard seemed bothered by a pain in his right thigh – pain that forced him to abandon the Australian Open in January – and left doubts at a news conference. About his participation in the Acapulco tournament this week.
Last year, the Spaniard became the youngest No. 1 player in the world since the establishment of the ATP World Ranking in 1973, winning his first Grand Slam title at the US Open, before going through a series of physical exercises and having to give up the Australian Championship. open. Winner in Melbourne, Serbian Novak Djokovic reclaimed the world No. 1 spot.
Cameron Norrie, ranked 12th in the world, also withdrew from the Acapulco tournament due to “fatigue”, according to the organizers.
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