After losing to Daniil Medvedev in the US Open semifinals, it was expected that: Carlos Alcaraz He will appear again the following week in Valencia, where he will compete in the Davis Cup group stage. But that’s not the case.
The Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) announced that Alberto Ramos-Viñolas, 35, will replace the Murcian in the tournament, which will be held from September 12 to 17.
After this confirmation, Alcaraz released a small statement on his social networks, regretting his absence and explaining the reasons for it. “I was very excited to play for Spain in the Davis Cup in Valencia, but after such a long tour you have to listen to your body.”
I was very excited to play for 🇪🇸 Davis in Valencia, but after such a long tour you have to listen to your body. You need to stop and rest, both physically and mentally. The calendar is very demanding, there is still a lot of season left, but now we have to recharge our batteries… pic.twitter.com/TY0YXLWQ1k
— Carlos Alcaraz (@carlosalcaraz) September 9, 2023
“Physically and mentally we need to stop and rest. The calendar is very tough, there is still a lot of season left and now we have to recharge our batteries. Good luck to the Spanish team! I’ll do my best to support you!” Let’s go! “ he concluded.
Spain is in Group C along with Serbia (now confirmed to be Novak Djokovic), Czech Republic and South Korea.
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