Davis Cup 2022: Bruguera: “When he arrives, we’ll see if Carlos can play on Wednesday”

Davis Cup 2022: Bruguera: “When he arrives, we’ll see if Carlos can play on Wednesday”

EThe captain of the Spanish Davis Cup team, Sergi Bruguera, stressed during the press conference preceding the start of the group stage which takes place this week in Valencia, that until Carlos Alcaraz arrives this Tuesday and talk to him, He won’t know if he can count on their help in Wednesday’s clash against Serbia.

Alcaraz, who conquered his first Grand Slam at the US Open early Sunday morning and became the the youngest number one in historyis part of the Spanish team that will face Serbia, Canada and South Korea in Group B, in search of the two places that give access to the final phase in Malaga in November.

“I cannot confirm if Carlos will be there to play on Wednesday until he arrives, we will see how he is and talk to him. Tuesday morning arrives and we will see how he is, when he will be better before,” he said. declared. said.

That he is the youngest number one in history with a difference of a year and a bit, there are no more words, that says it all

Sergi Bruguera, Davis Cup captain

Bruguera commented that they saw Alcaraz’s final against Casper Ruud in the hotel room and stressed that “that he is the youngest number one in history with a difference of a year and a bit, there are no more words, that says it all”.

Regarding their rivals in this group B, Bruguera explained that “Serbia have a very homogeneous group, with four top players. Obviously with the absence of Djokovic they are not so strong but they are still strong, they are all of an exquisite standard”.

For his part, he assured that “Canada is getting stronger with the inclusion of Flix Augier-Aliassime and Pospisil is still a great Davis player and a doubles specialist. Korea has a great number one with Kwoon, he’s won tournaments and the rest, the truth is I don’t have many references.

We were surprised that the track was very slow and we will have to adapt our game system

Sergi Bruguera, Davis Cup captain

The Spanish captain had an impact on the state of the track saying: “We were surprised that he was very slow and we will have to adapt our system of play and also mentally because these will be matches with a lot of rallies, we will have to work harder and there will be quite a battle”, I concluded.



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