Who is Carlos Alcaraz and how was his path to becoming a Wimbledon champion?

Who is Carlos Alcaraz and how was his path to becoming a Wimbledon champion?

July 16, 2023, 2:14 PM

July 16, 2023, 2:14 PM

Carlos Alcaraz continues to make history. At just 20 years old, he defeated Novak Djokovic with authority and hierarchy. Match with all the condiments to be a show that did not disappoint after the coronation of the Spanish.

Next, DIEZ shows you the basic data of the Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz, who this Sunday lifted his first Wimbledon title, his second Grand Slam, after beating Serbian Novak Djokovic in five sets:

Name: Carlos Alcaraz

Date of birth: May 5, 2003 (20 years old)

Spanish nationality

Place of birth: El Palmar (Murcia, Spain)

Height: 1.83m

ATP ranking position: number 1 (He became the youngest N.1 in history on September 12, 2022, the day after winning the US Open.)

Right-handed, two-handed backhand

Coach: Juan Carlos Ferrero

Palmares: 12 titles

Grand Slam trophies: 2 (2022 US Open and 2023 Wimbledon)

Masters 1000 Trophies: 4 (Miami and Madrid in 2022 and Indian Wells and Madrid in 2023)

Other titles 6: Umag in 2021; Rio and Barcelona in 2022; Buenos Aires, Barcelona and Queen’s in 2023.

His Wimbledon tour:

Round 1: Beat Jérémy Chardy (FRA) 6-0, 6-2, 7-5

2nd round: a Alexandre Müller (FRA) 6-4, 7-6 (7/2), 6-3

3rd round: Nicolás Jarry (CHI/No.25 seed) 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 7-5

Round of 16: a Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3

Quarterfinals: a. Holger Rune (DEN/N.6) 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 6-4

Semifinals: Daniil Medvedev (RUS/N.3) 6-3, 6-3, 6-3

Final: a Novak Djokovic (SRN/N.2) 1-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4

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