The 19-year-old athlete from Murcia is currently at the top of the globe thanks to an amazing 2022. Many people believed that Carlos could ascend the stages at the start of the season, but no one imagined it to this point.
Carlos won his first ATP 500 and Masters 1000 tournaments in this 2022 before taking home the US Open 2022 championship, which was his first Grand Slam victory. Carlos was made the youngest world number one as a result of this outcome. constantly and numerous inconvenient comparisons.
Many believe that the tennis world has already discovered the primary heir apparent to the Big Three because Alcaraz has impressive numbers and much room for advancement. It must be acknowledged that Rafa Nadal‘s physical issues and the circumstances surrounding his decision to forgo the Covid vaccine given to Novak Djokovic played a part in this outcome.
Carlos, who is only 19 years old, has held the number one spot in the ATP rankings for six weeks already. His scores are comparable to those of former top players like Marcelo Rios and Yevgeny Kafelnikov. Alcaraz has already outperformed tennis players like Carlos Moya and Patrick Rafter, and he now has a chance to catch up to and surpass John Newcombe and his coach.
Carla Suarez Navarro, a former Spanish tennis player, recently discussed fellow countrymen and current world number one and two Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal. Carla spoke admiringly of her young countrywoman, calling her: “Young players are joining the circuit, so it’s great that we have Carlitos Alcaraz. We’ll have fun playing with him, and I hope he’ll have a successful career ahead of him.
Rafa Nadal is still playing, but we all know he is in the latter stages of his career, so he can be the actual replacement. At the age of 19, one might think that one could still make significant improvements, but Carlos Alcaraz is already a very complete tennis player, both physically and mentally.”
In 2022, Carlos Alcaraz shone.
Recently, Holger Rune discussed how Carlos Alcaraz and he used drop shots while competing in the Stockholm Open. “No, not really, yeah. We haven’t discussed it, but we usually missed shots against each other when we played each other as juniors, so I believe that’s something we’ve always done, he added.
In addition, he said, “and yeah, I mean, now we, I mean, he learnt obviously to put things in the right way, because he has big shots and you know, he can mix it up.” “Because that’s also what I was attempting to do today, because whenever I lined a forefront, Cameron Norrie (Cameron Norrie) instantly went a little on the heels, and if you can mix it up and drop it short occasionally, it makes him keep guessing all the time. So, once in a while, it’s definitely nice to do that,” he said.