After pushed Rafa Nadal to the edge of exhaustion on Saturday, Carlos Alcaraz, a teenager from Spain, will depart California with no doubts about his place among the world’s best men’s tennis players.
On clay in Madrid last year, the 18-year-old Alcaraz lost to Nadal 6-1 6-2 in just 78 minutes, but in the semi-finals of Indian Wells, he challenged the Spaniard to improve his game.
Contender For The French Open
Carlos Alcaraz, a 19-year-old Spaniard, has gone from being just another promising youngster to a serious threat on the men’s tour and a contender for the French Open in a year of remarkable firsts. It was clear that Alcaraz had improved from last year.
As the adolescent demonstrated physical strength and maturity much above his years in crucial circumstances. With three of the top five — Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Alexander Zverev — to beat in Madrid, he celebrated his 19th birthday in style, winning the Madrid Open and the Masters 1000 championship on his way to his second career Grand Slam triumph.
It Boosts My Self-Assurance “Alcaraz.
“In 2007, David Nalbandian was the last player to beat the world’s top four players in three consecutive matches. Without a doubt, it boosts my self-assurance “Alcaraz mentioned that. “I expect to face Rafael Nadal and other top players a lot this year.” At this point, I feel like I’m ready to move on to the next phase.
Two years ago, the Spaniard won his maiden tour-level match at Rio de Janeiro, where he became the youngest player to win an ATP 500 level trophy. He’s already ranked among the top 20 male players in the world.
Always Focused About Winning Important Tournaments
At one point during the match on Saturday, Alcaraz thought about defeating his countryman Rafael Nadal. He promised to be a better competitor the next time they meet. He’s always focused about winning important tournaments, particularly the Australian Open, according to Ferrero.
” His warning to fans was that Alcaraz is still relatively inexperienced compared to many of his contemporaries. His birthday boy ALCARAZ, who turned 19 Thursday, defeated British challenger Cameron Norrie in three sets to set up a third match with his hero Rafael Nadal.
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Nadal beat Alcaraz in straight sets in Madrid last year, and the two met in the semi-finals of Indian Wells in March, when Nadal prevailed in three sets, but not before the teenager demonstrated his enormous potential.