'Carlos Alcaraz Has The Makings Of A Leader', Says Former Top 10

«Carlos Alcaraz has the material of a leader,» says former Top 10


Carlos Alcaraz has confirmed that he is in full health ahead of the 2023 season. At the end of the 2022 season, Alcaraz was battling knee and abdominal injuries. Although Alcaraz secured a ticket to the ATP Finals some time ago, he did not make his ATP Finals debut this year after an abdominal injury forced him to miss the prestigious season-ending tournament.

This past weekend, Alcaraz returned to action at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships. In his first match, Alcaraz lost in straight sets to Andrey Rublev (6-2, 6-1). In the match for third place, Alcaraz suffered another loss to Casper Ruud (6-1, 6-4).

«Finally I feel good. I have had a month to recover well from the abdomen and right now I feel almost 100 percent. I have trained normally this last week and I feel very good. Of course having a target on everyone’s back goes to be good». be a little different for me this year and I have to be ready for it.

I’m going to try to finish 2023 in the same position as now. It’s going to be a long year, but of course I’m going to enjoy it”, said Alcaraz. After concluding the 2022 season, Alcaraz admitted that he was positively surprised with his results this year.

Before the 2022 season began, Alcaraz revealed that his goal for 2022 was to finish ranked inside the top 15 and earn a spot at the ATP Finals. In the end, Alcaraz ended up winning a Grand Slam, two Masters titles, as well as becoming the youngest number 1 in tennis history.

Without a doubt, in 2023, Alcaraz will be highly motivated to achieve more great things. Alcaraz’s first big goal in 2023 will be to win his first Australian Open title. Earlier this year, Alcaraz reached the third round of the Australian Open before losing to Matteo Berrettini in five sets.

David Ferrer talks about Alcaraz

During his presentation press conference, the new captain of the Spanish Davis Cup team, David Ferrer, logically spoke of his two best assets: Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz. “Carlos has leadership material.

At 19, being world number 1, Grand Slam champion and taking on that pressure, I’ve only seen Rafa, Djokovic and a few others do it. Carlos, what he achieves is because he assumes the responsibility and the pressure, ”said the 2013 Roland-Garros finalist in statements collected by Marca.

The young number one in the world will reach the first Grand Slam of the season at the top of the ranking, a position that he will defend from the first tournament he played.


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