Carlos Alcaraz He came back in great form and in his first tournament of the year he won the ATP 250 title in Argentina. The 19-year-old Spanish tennis player and current number two in the world recognized how positive his performance was on the court throughout the event.
“It has been a great week for me. I started playing quite well, but I still had a lot to improve. I think that since the duel against (Dusan) Lajovic, in the quarterfinals, it seemed that he had not stopped competing. I felt very good physically, very good in tennis, very good mentally.
It looked like it had been playing for quite some time, yes. I take a lot of positive things from here, from each game, and looking forward to the South American tour I hope that what comes next is also super positive”, commented the Murcian after his victory in the final against the British Cameron Norrie. .
“As I have said on more than one occasion, I try to have fun. I love playing tennis. I also love racing so it all comes together and it’s hard not to enjoy it. I try to do new things, things that you may not be so used to on the circuit, I try to invent a bit on the track and that makes me enjoy, smile and have a good time.
That is the objective”, he added in statements collected by ‘Punto de Break’. About all the love he received from the Argentine fans, he indicated: “Spectacular. I expected a good reception, that they would support me, but their support has far exceeded my expectations.
It’s crazy to see the passion they have for tennis and sport in general. I am going to take with me a very nice memory of Argentina”. Were you surprised by the level that Carlos Alcaraz showed in his participation in the Argentina Open 2023?
Carlos Alcaraz faced a tough challenge
After a four-month recovery from injury, Carlos Alcaraz returned to the ATP tour at the Argentina Open.
“It is important to have precision, you have to look to put your rival in trouble. Those are the two things that put the most pressure on your opponent. Today there is a lot of precision in all the shots, that’s what each player works on, trying to shoot hard and lines,» said the 19-year-old. «It’s like chess, trying to make your opponent run and put him in trouble.» he added.