Carlos Alcaraz received his first match since profitable Wimbledon, beating David Goffin on the Hopman Cup in France.
The world primary’s 4-6 6-4 10-8 victory helped Spain degree their draw with Belgium at 1-1, after team-mate Rebeka Masarova misplaced to Elise Mertens.
The Spaniard defeated 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic on Sunday to win the Wimbledon title.
The Hopman Cup is a global blended indoor tennis match.
The occasion returned this week after a four-year absence, having been changed by the short-lived ATP Cup males’s group occasion.
Alcaraz did not have the smoothest transition to clay on their debut within the occasion.
The 20-year-old gave up serve twice to surrender the opening set to Goffin however responded by leveling the sport earlier than going 0-4 down within the tremendous tie-break to wrap up the win.
Alcaraz and Masarova then misplaced 6-3 6-1 to Goffin and Mertens in blended doubles as Belgium received the tie 2-1.
Spain subsequent face Croatia – who beat Belgium 2-1 – on Saturday, whereas the winners of their three-team group will face Switzerland within the last on Sunday.
The final version of the Hopman Cup in 2019, named after Australian nice Harry Hopman, noticed Roger Federer lead Switzerland to the title towards Germany.