Carlos Alcaraz into third round after beating Albert Ramos-Viñolas in epic

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For more than two weeks, ever since he had the audacity to defeat Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal back-to-back en route to winning another Masters 1000 title in Madrid, the noise surrounding the 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz has been deafening.

He has been called the best player in the world by Djokovic, the No 1 player himself. He was, according to some bookmakers, the tournament favourite to win Roland Garros even with Djokovic and Nadal present. He arrived in Paris with expectations higher than they have been for any teenager since Nadal 17 years ago.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Roland Garros
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