Carlos Alcaras spent the second half of February at clay tournaments in South America. The Spaniard eventually won the competition in Buenos Aires but failed to win the tournament in Rio de Janeiro, losing in the final to Briton Norrie in three sets. By the way, in the final of the Argentine tournament, Carlos defeated Cameron. After Rio Alcaraz did not compete, he was preparing for the Masters in Indian Wells. By the way, last season Alcaraz in Indian Wells reached the semi-finals where he lost in three sets to Rafael Nadal. And before that, Carlos also played in the final of the tournament in Rio. These. as you can see the transition from clay to hardness gave way to the Pyrenees without any problems.

Before Indian Wells, Kokkinakis played two tournaments in the Arabian Peninsula, won the competition in Bahrain, lost to Borna Coric in the second round of the tournament in Dubai. In Indian Wells, the Australian has already fought three times, passed the qualification, eliminating Japanese Sugita and Italian Arnaldi from the draw. Against Holt, Kokkinakis threw 9 times without double faults, winning 100% on the first serve and 88% on the second. Return stats: 48%/54%, win/forced stats 26/7.

Tennis player Rating Total number of matches in 2023 wins failures
Carlos Alcaraz 2 8 1 9
Thanasi Kokkinakis 94 18 14 4