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French Open: Taro Daniel is a extraordinarily sturdy participant, says Carlos Alcaraz after sturdy Round 2 match

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India Today Sports Desk

By India Today Sports Desk: Carlos Alcaraz talked about that he was challenged inside the French Open 2023 Round 2 match in the direction of Japan’s Taro Daniel. On Wednesday, May 31, the current World No.1 beat Daniel 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 in two hours and 25 minutes, nevertheless the excessive seed wanted to wrestle arduous to secure victory.

After worthwhile the opening set, Alcaraz misplaced pretty a bit of little bit of rhythm as Daniel appeared to up his recreation. But the Spaniard put his biggest foot forward to make a comeback and finish the match in 4 items. Alcaraz wanted to strike 46 winners to overpower the Japanese star.

“Taro was playing great. He is a really tough player and this year he has won matches against great players. The conditions were tough and it was really, really tough, but you have to adjust your game as best as you can. I was really focused on every shot. I played a great level and am happy with the win,” Alcaraz was quoted as saying.

With the win, Alcaraz improved his season file to 32-3. Alcaraz was moreover fully glad after collaborating in on the Court Philippe-Chatrier and applauded the group on the venue for his or her immense love and help.

“It is amazing to play here. I have felt the support on the first day and today as well. I am really happy to play on Philippe-Chatrier, feeling the energy and the support,” he added.

Alcaraz acquired right here into the clay-court match at Roland after beating Italy’s Flavio Cobolli 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 at Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Alcaraz will subsequent face Israel’s Denis Shapovalov inside the third spherical on Wednesday, June 2.