Carlos Alcaraz

Born May 5, 2003
Nationality Spain Spain

Carlos Alcaraz is a professional tennis player from Spain who was born on May 5, 2003. The 18-year-old professional athlete comes with an impressive career, ranking 94th as of May 2021. He stands 6 feet and 1 inch and is coached by Juan Carlos Ferrero. He started his professional journey in tennis in 2018 and by 2020 made his ATP debut during the Rio Open. During this debut, he defeated Albert Ramos Vinolas.

In the early parts of 2021, Alcaraz qualified for the Australian Open. This happened when he was still 17 years old, making him the youngest singles participant. This grand slam debut proved to be victorious for Alcaraz after he defeated in all sets, Botic van de Zandschulp. In addition, he also qualified for the Madrid Open in the same year and was hailed as the youngest match-winner after defeating Adrian Mannarino. Out of all his professional matches, the 2021 Open de Oeiras III was his biggest title win. This win cemented him as the top 100 youngest players of all time.

The right-handed Alcaraz started participating in the final rounds of the ITF Futures and ATP Challenger in July 2019. His first opponent was Timofei Skatov, wherein he won with scores of 6-4, 6-3. He was also victorious in his next two Futures matches which were held in January 2020 against Evan Furness. His first loss under the ATP and ITF happened in February 2020 when he competed with Zsombor Piros. Overall, he has a record of 4-1 in the ATP Challenger Tour and 3-1 in the ITF Futures Tour.

In terms of his singles record, Alcaraz earned 8-9 of which 47.1% are from the Davis Cup, Grand Slam main draw matches, and ATP Tour. His highest ranking as a singles player is 94th. In addition, he earned 2R Grand Slam results during the Australian Open and 1R in the French Open in 2021. His career record in the doubles category on the other hand is 1-0.

Career Highlights:

  • Singles Career Record: 8-9
  • Singles Highest Ranking: 94th
  • Doubles Career Record: 1-0
  • Doubles Highest Ranking: 532nd

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