Carlos Alcara don’t pay any attention to people who say he is going to be the next Rafael Nadal
Carlos Alcaraz’s fast development on the visit in later a long time has earned him plenty of comparisons with Rafael Nadal, his compatriot. But Alcaraz as of late claimed he doesn’t pay notice to such comparisons, since he doesn’t need to put extra weight on his shoulders.
At 17 a long time of age, Carlos Alcaraz is as of now positioned No. 133 on the ATP visit. He as of late enlisted the greatest ATP win of his career, beating the previous beat 10 player David Goffin at the Adelaide International. Given that Rafael Nadal too made giant strides amid his late youngster a long time, numerous accept that Carlos Alcaraz seems to take after within the Mallorcan’s strides.
But in a later meet with Marca, the 17-year-old uncovered that he favors squaring out the comparison talks and instep occupy his consideration to creating himself.
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“I don’t pay any attention to people who have high expectations of me, who say that I’m going to be the next Nadal,” Alcaraz said. “I try to stay out of that kind of comment. I focus on myself, my work, and my team.”
Carlos Alcaraz got the opportunity to train with Rafael Nadal ahead of this year’s Australian Open. Recalling that moment, Alcaraz revealed that training with Nadal was extra special because the Mallorcan also happens to be his idol.
Carlos Alcaraz had recently taken on Alexander Zverev at the Mexican Open in Acapulco. Even though the teenager ended up on the losing side, he left a lasting impression on Zverev.
After the match, the German claimed that Alcaraz would make his way to the top 10 by 2024. He also predicted that the two would enjoy a rivalry akin to the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal duel in the coming years.
On being asked about Zverev’s lavish praise, Alcaraz called it a “great compliment.” The teenager then explained that recognition from players of Zverev’s stature proves that he is on the right path in his career.
“That the best in the world say these things about you, it is a great compliment,” Alcaraz said. “That the players who are at the highest and that I have seen on TV see me as a rival means that I am doing things well.”
“All players are good at training, but it is always more special to do it with your idol, which in my case is Rafa (Nadal),” Alcaraz said. “It was an unforgettable, unique experience that I will always keep.”