Carlos Alcaraz eliminates Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets, advances to second straight French Open semifinal

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Carlos Alcaraz def. Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6(7-3), 6-4.

Carlos Alcaraz will be Jannik Sinner's opponent in the semifinals of the Roland Garros tournament. The Spaniard beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6, 6-4. Alcaraz, ranked third in the world, has now won all five matches he has played against Tsitsipas, who is ranked ninth.

Stefanos Tsitsipas was not happy with an "extended grunt" from Carlos Alcaraz during their French Open quarter-final clash on Tuesday. Tsitsipas was trailing in the second-set tie-break when Alcaraz made a loud noise before Tsitsipas struck his return shot into the net. Tsitsipas complained to the umpire twice about the incident, saying that it was "a little bit borderline too much".

"When I'm about to hit the shot, there is an extended grunt," he said.

"The grunt is extended. It's like a millisecond before I hit it."

His complaints were met with boos and whistles from the crowd inside Court Philippe-Chatrier.

"That's a loud grunt," John McEnroe said on Eurosport commentary.

"I knew he was going to say that. He made the point but he's going to lose some crowd support, so is it worth it?

"I get it though, because it did seem like it was a long grunt, but it's not the first time Carlos has done it. You've got to be used to that."

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