Carlos Alcaraz

, only 17 years old, surprised the Belgian

David Goffin

(1) by defeating him 6-3 by a double and will face Brazilian

Thiago Monteiro

in the quarterfinals of the Great Ocean Road tournament


Alcaraz, who made it through the first round after the early retirement of his rival

Attila Balazs

due to injury, did not accuse the strict quarantine to which he was subjected for fourteen days without being able to leave the room and overwhelmed the fourteenth world classified Goffin.

Both players had difficulties in closing the games with the service, but the Spanish, with more self-confidence than rival, made the third break to establish a 4-2 that would end up being enough to score the first round 6-3.

The Murcian achieved three more breaks to certify the most valuable victory, in terms of his rival's potential, of his young career.

His rival in the next round, the Brazilian Monteiro, will arrive at the meeting after beating local

Matthew Ebden

in a demanding fight

, whom he beat 6-7 (6), 6-4 and 6-3.

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