Carlos Alcaraz withdraws from Rome to further Roland Garros bid after injury woes

Friday, 03 May 2024 at 12:37
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Carlos Alcaraz played the Madrid Open with discomfort in his forearm, which meant that he could not perform at one hundred percent and ended up being eliminated by Andrey Rublev in the quarterfinals. Now, he has decided to withdraw from the Rome Masters in order to continue with his preparation and reach his main objective: Roland Garros.
Carlitos himself commented on social networks: "I felt pain after playing in Madrid, discomfort in my arm. Today I did some tests and I have a muscle edema in pronator teres, a consequence of my last injury. Unfortunately I will not be able to play in Rome. I need rest to recover and to be able to play without pain at 100%".
It has been a very difficult clay court tour for Carlos Alcaraz, who could not play either Monte Carlo or Barcelona, who has barely been able to perform in Madrid and now he will not be able to play in Rome. It is not easy to win Roland Garros with so little preparation, but what is clear is that Carlitos needs to rest and recover his forearm to one hundred percent in order to hit his forehand without fear;

Sentí dolor después de jugar en Madrid, molestias en mi brazo. Hoy me hecho unas pruebas y tengo un edema muscular en pronador redondo, consecuencia de mi última lesión. Desgraciadamente no voy a poder jugar en Roma. Necesito descanso para recuperarme y poder jugar sin dolor al…


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