Carlos Alcaraz shows up at the Mutua Madrid Open, a tournament he won last season and in which he must therefore confirm his title, as one of the big stars of the moment. The reasons are simple: being of Spanish nationality and the sensational results achieved in 2022 and in this first part of the year, put him in the spotlight at home, and beyond.
The Spaniard recently landed in the Spanish capital and he had the opportunity to have a chat with the youtuber Gravesen. During the interview, many topics were touched upon by the two and some of the answers given by the very young player from Murcia surprised many fans.
The 19-year-old was asked what he feels was the biggest win of his career right now and shockingly he didn’t point to any claims that have led him to the US Open and three Masters 1000 trophies. The Spanish star has in fact declared: “I was impressed by the success here in Madrid last year against Novak Djokovic.” As for the toughest defeat, he chose the one suffered against the French host Hugo Gaston in Paris-Bercy in 2021.
On that occasion, leading 4-2 in the first set and 5-0 in the second, he was surprise defeated 4-6 5-7 due to a really crushing atmosphere, which also made him leave the field in tears.
Carlos Alcaraz: “I want to win Wimbledon.
Rafael Nadal like Real Madrid”
Carlos Alcaraz also spoke of the short-term goals he would like to achieve in 2023. He made no secret of his desire: “I want to win another Grand Slam title this year,” and indicated the Wimbledon tournament as the title he would most like to place on his collection.
Furthermore, the Spaniard stated, in view of the Paris Open. “Rafael Nadal is at the Roland Garros what Real Madrid is at the UEFA Champions League,” is the comparison made by the athlete given that he also had the opportunity to express himself on the subject of soccer.