‘Divine’ Alkaras “My dream is to become the best tennis player ever
Carlos Alcaras said his dream is to become one of the ‘greatest’ players in tennis history.
Tennis ‘Shinseong’ from Spain, who will turn 20 on the 5th (local time), won the Grand Slam championship and the ATP (Men’s Pro Tennis) Tour Masters 1000 title three times in his teens, becoming the ‘next generation emperor’ who will succeed the ‘Big 3’. ‘ It came up as number 1.
He won the US Open last year and became the youngest player in men’s professional tennis history to reach No. 1 in the world. He is currently number 2 in the rankings.
Men’s professional tennis has been dominated over the past 20 years by the ‘Big Three’ of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. The Big 3 won a total of 64 Grand Slam titles during this period. In other words, three players competing for the best men’s tennis player (GOAT) were active at the same time.
Among them, Federer retired last year, while Nadal and Djokovic are still active.
After beating Russia’s Karen Khachanov 6-4 7-5 in the men’s singles quarterfinals at the Mutua Madrid Open (Masters 1000) held in Madrid, Spain on the 3rd, Alkaras told reporters that reaching the level of the big three is a daunting task. “My dream in tennis right now is to become one of the best players in history,” he said. To become a player who can at least compete with the Big 3.메이저놀이터
According to Reuters, he said, “In this world, you have to dream big and think big.”
Alcaras, who missed the Australian Open, the first major of the season due to injury earlier this year, won in Buenos Aires (ATP 250), Indian Wells (ATP 1000) and Barcelona (ATP 500). The defending champion is aiming for his fourth title of the season in Madrid.
On his 20th birthday, Alkaras seeks a place in the final against Croatia’s Bornazzo Ricci.
He announced plans to compete in the ATP Tour Masters 1000 series ‘Internazionali BNL d’Italia’ in Rome next week, preparing for the French Open, which opens on May 28. .