Tim Henman comments on Carlos Alcaraz 'destroying' Sebastian Korda



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Tim Henman comments on Carlos Alcaraz 'destroying' Sebastian Korda

Former British No. 1 Tim Henman was impressed by the performance Carlos Alcaraz delivered versus Sebastian Korda. On Friday night at Roland Garros, Alcaraz was all about business as he saw off Korda 6-4 6-4 6-2 to progress into the French Open last-16.

Alcaraz claimed one break of serve in each of the opening two sets, while he broke Korda twice in the third set. Alcaraz claimed a total of four breaks versus Korda and also saved 5-of-5 of the break points he faced. “I thought his performance was absolutely incredible,” Henman said of Alcaraz in the Eurosport studio, via Eurosport.

“Korda did not play as well as he would have liked, but he was not allowed to play because of the sheer quality of Alcaraz in every area. All credit to Alcaraz, it was a clinic out there. There were times you were watching a rally unfold and you thought Korda had the upper hand and then Alcaraz is able to turn defence into attack in the blink of an eye”.

Henman: Alcaraz was ready for Korda

Alcaraz kicked off his clay season in Monte Carlo, where he was upset by Korda in his opener at the tournament. Since, Alcaraz hasn't had a loss on clay as he claimed titles in Barcelona and Rome.

On Friday, Alcaraz made amends for the loss he suffered in Monte Carlo. “It is that movement, the skill when he is at full stretch and it was an incredible performance,” Henman said. “I think he came in expecting an incredible match and he destroyed Korda.

You can look at every area. His serving, the power from the back of the court. And the serving and volleying. It was a complete performance. Alcaraz was way too good tonight”. Alcaraz plays next Karen Khachanov, who defeated Cameron Norrie in the third round at Roland Garros.