The young Murcian player was the great hope of the Spanish team after the losses of Nadal and Bautista
The young Murcian tennis player Carlos Alcazar tested positive for coronavirus this Thursday, so he will miss the Davis Cup in which Spain will defend the title and debut this Friday against Ecuador. Alcaraz was the great hope of the Spanish team in Davis’ which will be played at the Caja Mágica in Madrid and his positive has hit the delegation led by Sergi Bruguera again with force.
After the casualties of Rafa Nadal and Roberto Bautista, Spain has now run out of its main weapon in Davis, the promising tennis player who was vaccinated and arrived in a great moment of form at the competition. All hopes of success were pinned on Alcaraz, although in this edition the big favorites are Russia and Serbia.
Alcaraz, with some mild symptoms, has been isolated and all his colleagues subjected to tests. Pablo Carreño, Feliciano López, Albert Ramos and Marcel Granollers were in the late afternoon pending the results of the tests to find out if they were infected or not. “This is bad news, but you have to face it. I hope there are no more positives in the team “, commented the president of the Spanish Tennis Federation (FET), Miguel Díaz.