Carlos Alcaraz Garfia is a professional tennis player from Spain. He was born on May 5, 2003. The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has him ranked as high as world No. 29 in singles, which he first achieved in January 2022. He has one ATP Tour singles title and reached the quarterfinals of the 2021 US Open, his best Grand Slam singles performance. Alcaraz reached the No. 22 spot in the world as a junior and won two titles on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior circuit. Alcaraz has won three ITF Men’s World Tennis Tour titles and four ATP Challenger Tour titles since turning professional in 2018.
After winning the 2021 Open de Oeiras III, he entered the top 100 for the first time in May 2021. He reached his first ATP Tour final two months later at the 2021 Croatia Open, where he defeated Richard Gasquet to win his first title, making him the youngest ATP Tour title winner since Kei Nishikori in 2008. After making his Grand Slam quarterfinal debut at the 2021 US Open, he broke into the top 50, and his breakthrough success qualified him for the 2021 Next Generation ATP Finals, the year-end tournament for the top-ranked singles players aged 21 and under, which he won. He finished the season as the highest-ranked teenager in 2021, with a career-high ranking of No. 32.
Alcaraz has faced the legendary British tennis player twice in his career so far. The Spaniard has emerged victorious on one of the two occasions.
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Zverev and Alcaraz have gone up against each other on two occasions. Unfortunately for the Spaniard, it was Zverev who emerged victorious in both matches.
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The Swedish tennis player is also someone Alcaraz is yet to beat so far in his career. The Spaniard has lost both games that he has played against Ymer.
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