Alejandro Tabilo reaches career-best ranking after reaching final in Auckland

Alejandro Tabilo reaches career-best ranking after reaching final in Auckland

The national racket is experiencing the best moment of her career, not only has she already reached the best ATP ranking of her career, but she can increase further if she is crowned champion.

Alejandro Tabilo arrives with great achievements at the Australian Open. After beating the 19-year-old Frenchman in two sets and current 35th in the world, Arthur Fils for the semi-final of AucklandATP not only managed to reach his second final in an ATP tournament but also, thanks to this result, rose to 59th place in the world rankings, its best historical position a position which can further degenerate in the event of take first place in the tournament.

SOacid in toronto the year started in 85th position in the ATP rankings However, thanks to his excellent start to the season, ‘Jano’ quickly rose from this position to today, be number two in the world in the live rankings (ranking which only takes into account the points accumulated by tennis players in the current year).

In this sense, the ASB Classic which takes place in Auckland, New Zealand, This left the Chilean with only positive feelings. The national is one of the big surprises of the tournament, because had to overcome the qualifying phase before settling into the main draw . However, this it is not the first time who achieves this feat. In 2022, fell in the final of the Cordoba Open before the Spanish Albert Ramos Vinola (86 years old). Therefore, although the most common is that it constitutes a disadvantage when he arrives with greater fatigue in the final stages, it allows the Chilean to take the rhythm as the rounds progress.

In the final, it will not be easy at all for him, because he will have to face the Taro Daniel, 30-year-old Japanese (74 years old) also an excellent gift to surprise eliminating American Ben Shelton, 16th in the world, in the semi-final.

As for his future challenges in the season, after the final he will have to will travel to Melbourne to make his Australian Open debut. In his debut, he will face Aleksandar Kovacevic, current 103rd in the world. Given his ranking and the Chilean’s current tennis moment, he should advance without major surprise to the second round, during which he will have to face the winner between Karen Khachanov (15 years old) and Daniel Altamaier (57 years old) rivals of much greater caliber.

Alexandre Tabilo.

Tabilo’s season

To reach the current level, the year 2023 of Alejandro Tabilo, although it was not a year of notable triumphs in the most important ATP tournaments, was a season in which he played a lot, score points in at least 18 championships which allowed people born in Canada to reach the necessary pace let them have a good time.

Last season he started playing directly with Australian Open , being eliminated at the start of qualifying. He then participated in Challenger of Piracicaba and Concepción , reaching the quarterfinals of both tournaments. His bad streak in important competitions continued in Rio Open, eliminated during qualifying against his compatriot Tomás Barrios (95).

He had to wait until March to stand out. During said month, reached the round of 16 of the fifth Grand Slam considered, Indian Wells an instance in which he was eliminated by the home team, Frances Tiafoe (17 years old). Between April and May He reached the final of the Florianopolis Challenger and was champion of Francavilla al Mare, a tournament in the same category.

He US Open It was a complete disappointment for the Chilean, as he failed to make it out of the qualifying matches, adding no points to your ranking.

By the end of the year, Tabilo managed to achieve greater continuity. Crowned champion at CH Guayaquil and Brasilia ultimately adding a large number of points consecutively.

Despite the irregularity throughout the season, the left-hander climbed 15 places in the rankings since he started in position number 100 and finished 85th.

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Source: Latercera

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