Top-ranked Alcaraz cruises into Swiss Indoors quarterfinals

Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz returns a ball to Botic van de Zandschulp from the Netherlands during their round of sixteen match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)

BASEL, Switzerland — Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz eased into the quarterfinals at the Swiss Indoors by beating Botic van de Zandchulp 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday.