Heavily disrupted by rain all week, the ATP Barcelona 500 remains locked in the semifinals on Sunday with both matches at 2-2 in the opening set. Here is your look at both semifinal matches, the winners will ideally try to play again the same day as they face off in the final.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Alex de Minaur
de Minaur needed three sets to defeat Cam Norrie in the three sets, and did the same against Ugo Humbert in his opening match. The Miami Masters champion, Spain’s Alcaraz is the man of the moment and the talk of the town in Barcelona right now, he upset top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets in the quarterfinals, he also needed three sets against Soon-Woo Kwon in round 1. de Minaur is a capable player who enjoys clay more than most Australian players do, Alcaraz has foudn another level lately though and would be the tournament favorite at this point. Alcaraz in 2
Diego Schwartzman vs Pablo Carreno Busta
PCB leads the h2h 2-1 including a win in Barcelona last year, Carreno Busta needed three sets against against Lorenzo Sonego and Casper Ruud. The rest break should also do Schwartzman a favor as he needed three sets against Felix Auger Aliassime in the quarterfinals after defeating Lorenzo Musetti in straights. Playing at home, I will back the Spaniard to extend his advantage in the h2h. Carreno Busta in 3
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