Carlos Alcaraz lost to Auger Aliasim in Davis Cup: World No. 1 tennis player Carlos Alcaraz lost to Auger Aliasim in Davis Cup.
US Open champion and world number one Carlos Alcaraz lost to Felix Auger Aliassim in the Davis Cup tennis tournament. Canada managed to upset Spain by beating 2-1 in this match.
Augar Aliasim made a brilliant comeback after losing the first set to the 19-year-old Alcaraz to register a 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-2 victory.
Auger Aliassim, ranked 13th in the world, later said, “He is the number one player in the world and credit goes to him, but I think in the third set I played a little better than him.”
Roberto Bautista in the second singles. Spain got the first point after defeating Vasek Pospisil 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
The focus now rested on the doubles match in which Auger Aliassim and Pospisil beat Marcel Granollers and Pedro Martínez 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 to ensure Canada’s victory.
Canada will next take on Serbia while Spain will take on South Korea, which will determine the teams reaching the quarter-finals from this group.
On the other hand, the Netherlands defeated Britain 2-1 in Glasgow to reach the quarter-finals. This also confirmed America’s place in the last eight from Group D.
Germany and Australia from Group C advanced to the quarter-finals. Germany beat Belgium 2-1 while Italy defeated Argentina by the same margin in Group A.
EPL begins after paying tribute to the Queen.
The English Premier League (EPL) football competition resumed after a period of silence and tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, with Fulham and Aston Villa winning their matches.
Nottingham Forest coach Steve Cooper and Fulham coach Marco Silva paid floral tributes to the Queen on behalf of their teams at the City Ground.
On the other hand, the lighting was dimmed in Villa Park, and tributes were paid to the Queen. Later the song ‘God Save the King’ was sung in front of the players of Aston Villa and Southampton.
In both these matches, when the game reached the 70th minute, the audience stood up and applauded in memory of the Queen. The Queen died last week after assuming the throne for 70 years.
Fulham trailed in the first half with three goals in six minutes to beat Nottingham Forest Ho 3-2 while Aston Villa beat Southampton 1-0.