Carlos Alcaraz is a rising tennis star from Spain.
He was born on May 5, 2003, in El Palmar, Murcia, and began playing tennis at the age of three. Alcaraz has been touted as one of the most promising young players in the sport and is often compared to his idol, Rafael Nadal.
Alcaraz turned professional in 2018 at the age of 15 and made his ATP debut at the Murcia Open the following year, where he reached the semifinals. In 2020, he won his first ATP Challenger title at the Trieste Challenger, becoming the youngest player to win a Challenger title in a decade.
In 2021, Alcaraz made headlines when he defeated Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the Andalucia Open, becoming the youngest Spanish player to win an ATP Tour match since Rafael Nadal in 2002. He also reached the semifinals of the Marbella Open, where he lost to eventual champion Pablo Carreno Busta.
Alcaraz’s playing style is characterized by his powerful forehand, speed, and footwork. He is comfortable playing on all surfaces, but he has had the most success on clay courts. He is known for his mental toughness and his ability to stay focused under pressure.
Off the court, Alcaraz is known for his humility and his work ethic. He is also a big fan of football and supports Real Madrid.
At just 18 years old, Alcaraz is considered one of the most promising young players on the ATP Tour. With his talent and dedication, he has the potential to become one of the top players in the world in the years to come.