The tennis player from Murcia went through the traditional ‘Media Day’ before the start of Roland Garros, the second Grand Slam tournament of the season, and admitted it feels great to arrive in Paris as world number one.
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There are only a couple of days until the beginning of the edition of the series Roland Garrossecond Grand Slam it’s from the season. And this time he’s doing it in Spanish Carlos Alcaraz as a brand new number one in the world and first favorite in the men’s draw.
A tennis player Palmar appeared in front of the mediaMedia day‘ before his debut on the clay of Paris, which will be played this Monday against a tennis player from the previous stage. Alcaraz admitted his happiness upon arrival Paris as the top seed in the tournament and he emphasized again that now he sees a more mature tennis player with better reading skills than before.
number one in the world
«It’s crazy to see me as the No. 1 seed in a Grand Slam, but at the same time, it’s great. I’ve worked to be there. I am very happy to be the main favorite here at Roland Garros«.
What has changed in 12 months?
«In terms of tennis, I’d say I’m the same player as last year, I’ve just changed where I am more mature. Mentally I am better and I can read what’s happening on the track better than last year. For me it is very, very important and I would say it is the most different from last year.«.
Disconnection after the defeat of Rome
«I took a few days off. I didn’t do anything, just relaxed. I was with family, friends, which is also necessary. I was playing golf the other day. I spent time with my friends, my family. Nothing special, just being with them. Spending quality time at home helps me a lot.«.
Nadal’s absence in Paris
«I felt bad when I heard that Rafa would not be able to play here at Roland Garros and will probably miss the rest of the year. As a tennis fan, you always want to see Rafa play. You always want to see the best players in world tournaments».