Rome [Italy], May 9 (ANI): After the victory on the Madrid Open 2022, the brand new world quantity 6 Carlos Alcaraz withdrew from the Italian Open on Monday due to a proper ankle harm.
The Spanish teenager defeated Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic back-to-back in Madrid, earlier than thrashing Alexander Zverev in Sunday’s remaining for his fourth title of the 12 months.
Alcaraz harm his ankle in the course of the quarterfinal win over compatriot Nadal.
The 19-year-old Alcaraz’s place within the Rome draw could be taken by Finnish participant Emil Ruusuvuori, who will open towards Cristian Garin within the second spherical.
Rome organisers later additionally confirmed the withdrawal of former world primary Naomi Osaka as a result of a left ankle harm. Nuria Parrizas Diaz will take Osaka’s spot within the draw as a fortunate loser and can face Sara Sorribes Tormo. (ANI)