Schedule and where to see the second round of Alcaraz and Nadal at the US Open
Nadal and Alcaraz march through the same part of the table at the US Open and that means that their matches are played on the same day. Both will look for the third round of the last Grand Slam of the season on the fourth day of the tournament. Carlitos will face his second Argentine rival in New York. It will be Federico Coria, number 78 in the world, and they will meet in the morning session of the Arthur Ashe. The meeting will start around 8:00 p.m. on Thursday. -Spanish time- and can be witnessed by Eurosport. To see Rafa we will have to wait a little longer, since the winner of 22 Majors will close the day in the central against the Italian Fognini. Both will appear after the doubles duel of the Williams sisters with which the match will start around 03:00 on Friday and will be broadcast by Eurosport.
In the women’s draw, Garbiñe Muguruza will play in the third shift of the Louis Armstrong (starting at 10:00 p.m.) against the Czech Fruhvirtova and Cristina Bucsa will face the American Collins in the first night shift of the Louis Armstrong (around at 01:00 on Friday). Both games can be seen through Eurosport.
Carreño, to the third round
Pablo Carreño is the first Spaniard to have reached the third round at Flushing Meadows after beating Kazakh Alexander Bublik. The Spaniard, recent champion of the Masters 1,000 in Montreal, knew how to suffer to beat Bublik and confirm the three wins he had achieved in the previous clashes between the two. Carreño, a semifinalist in New York two years ago, won 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) after surviving five set points in the fourth set. Now the Australian Alex De Minaur is waiting for himwho beat Chilean Cristian Garín 6-3, 6-0, 4-6 and 6-2.
The third day of the tournament served to complete the Spanish duel between Carballés and Munar, which was postponed on Tuesday night due to rain. Carballés, number 80 in the world, faced the resumption of the clash with an advantage (6-1, 6-3, 4-6 and 4-1) and was in no hurry to shield his round pass with a definitive 6-2. The one from Tenerife will face Canadian Denis Shapovalov in the second round, who needed five sets to knock down Swiss Marc Andrea Husler.
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