Carlos Alcaraz He just completed his first week at the top of the rankings. The 19-year-old Spanish tennis player also managed to give the last point that allowed Spain to advance to the Davis Cup quarter-finals by defeating Kwon on Sunday in Valencia. The Morcian has had an amazing season, but he has set himself important goals in the final stage: he aspires to beat ATP and Davis Cup Finals And he wants to remain number one at the end of the year.
Carlos Alcaraz He showed his commitment to the Spanish national team Davis Cup. After winning his first Grand Slam tournament in New York and reaching first place in the world rankings, a schoolboy John Charles Ferrero He did not hesitate to answer the call Sergi Brugueira, captain of Spain’s Davis Cup, to fight with the Armada in Valencia. He was more than supporting the team against Serbia from the bench, fighting against Canada and winning his singles match against Korea, achieving the point that put Spain in the Davis Cup finals.
“I am very happy to win the decisive point for Spain to be in Davis Cup Finals in Malaga, For me, it is always my pride to represent my country. This tournament is different from any other, you are defending your country, not only playing for yourself, but for all the people of Spain.” Carlos Alcaraz At a press conference, before taking a well-deserved vacation for a few days.
Although there won’t be much relaxation for Alcaraz, with several tournaments on his agenda in this latter part of the season. The man from Murcia has set himself big goals for the coming months, including fighting for victory Davis Cup in Malaga. He was already a champion in the Junior version, and now he wants to make competition history, leaving at home what will be Slade Powell’s sixth for Spain. But Davis is not the only challenge for him, Alcaraz also wants to do well in Turin, where the ATP Finals will be played, and finish the course top of the standings.
“Now I still have a few leagues left until the end of the season, but some of them are obviously My big goals are to win the ATP Finals and also the Davis Cup. Finish the year in first place in the world It would be nice too; Once I got this far, the intention is to work to stay there as long as possible,” Alcaraz admitted.