Sometimes there are data that perfectly illustrate the potential that a tennis player has. Carlos Alcaraz placeholder image reached during the night of today second semifinals at ATP level at the Umag tournament, a milestone that has not gone unnoticed by anyone. Is he youngest player to reach the penultimate match of the tournament twice since Rafael Nadal, no more no less. The manacorí reached his first semifinals also in Umag and then reached the final in Auckland with 17 years back in 2004. Seventeen years later, the Murcian equals him in some records of precocity that little by little he begins to pulverize.
18-year-old @ AlcarazCarlos03 advances to 2nd @ATPTour SF of career at 2021 @CroatiaOpenUmag.
Alcaraz is youngest player to reach multiple SFs since @RafaelNadal at 2003 #CroatiaOpenUmag (Semi-finalist at 17), 2004 @ASB_Classic (Finalist at 17) and 2004 Sopot (Champion at 18).
– ATP Media Info (@ATPMediaInfo) July 23, 2021