The Spanish Pablo Carreño (19) and Carlos Alcaraz (31) added a new training session on court 10 of Melbourne Park after learning that their rivals in the first round of the Australian Open It will be the Argentine Tomás Martín Etchevarry and the Chilean Alejandro Tabilo, both from the previous phase.
Both tennis players who belong to the Juan Carlos Ferrero Equelite Academy took advantage of the pleasant weather which settled in the early afternoon on the banks of the Yarra River to add a new session that was marked by both high intensity and laughter after the conclusion. Both Carreño and Alcaraz were paired this Thursday during the drawing draw with two players from the previous one and This Saturday they learned that they will be the Argentine Etchevarry and the Chilean Tabilo.
The two pupils of the Equelite de Villena center (Alicante) also contemplated how their half of the draw could be softened in the event that Serbian Novak Djokovic (1) finally has to leave the country after his visa was canceled for the second time.
Alcaraz and Carreño could face each other in a hypothetical fourth round and the winner of that possible clash would have to face each other in the next round to the first world ranked in the event that he remains in the country or his replacement, which will be the Russian Andrey Rublev (5) or a lucky loser, if he is deported.