Carlos Alcaraz improves his exciting stats in terms of earliness. After last season, in which he had played 7 finals, winning 5 of them, above all his first Slam at the US Open against Casper Ruud, and two ATP Master 1000 (Miami and Madrid), the Spaniard was even able to improve himself this year.He did it by winning 6 of the 8 finals played to date, conquering his second Grand Slam on Wimbledon grass at the age of 20 and adding two more ATP Master 1000 (Indian Wells and Madrid again), two ATP 500 and one ATP 250 to his collection.
A total player, capable of adapting to all surfaces and imposing his game against anyone in any situation.The mix of technical skills and successes has therefore allowed to the young Spanish star to reach a prestigious goal.
Carlos Alcaraz as The Big 3
Since winning the US Open, his consistency in terms of results and the points he has earned over the past two years have allowed Alcaraz to remain in the Top-2 for 50 consecutive weeks, of which 34 as number one and 16 as number two, becoming the 18th player in history to reach this milestone.In this special club, the 20-year-old Spaniard is in the company of Björn Borg, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Daniil Medvedev.In addition to the extraordinary skills displayed on the court, Alcaraz also demonstrated his emotionality at the end of the Cincinnati final lost to Djokovic, letting himself go to a liberating cry.In the following days, the Spanish tennis player himself expressed his admiration for his opponent with a post on Instagram, also thanking the crowd present: “We fought until the end, but it wasn’t destiny for me.
Congratulations on taking the title, Novak. It was an incredible match, I hope you enjoyed it too. I will go to New York happy with the week spent in Cincinnati.”
Carlos Alcaraz 🇪🇸 se ha convertido en el 18º tenista con 50 semanas consecutivas en el Top2 del ATP Ranking (1973-2023/Men’s Singles).
El murciano acumula 34 semanas como No.1 y 16 semanas como No.2 tras conquistar el 🏆 del US Open el pasado mes de septiembre.