October 1, 2022

US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz plots lengthy reign as world No. 1 | Tennis News

Having transform the youngest participant to best the lads’s world ratings, 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz is already plotting to verify his stint as world primary is an extended one.
The Spaniard climbed to the highest of the ATP ratings this month when he claimed his maiden Grand Slam name on the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows.
“One of my goals is to finish (the year) as number one,” Alcaraz used to be quoted as announcing via the ATP web page.
“Now that I’ve got there, my goal is to stay as many days, weeks and months as possible. We’re going to work for that.”
Alcaraz and fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who received the Australian and French Open titles in 2022, are the one gamers to have sealed their spots for the ATP Finals in Turin.

The season-ending match at the males’s excursion is performed between the highest 8 singles gamers and doubles staff and Alcaraz has his eyes set on it.
“I have several tournaments before the ATP Finals and we’re going to give it our all,” stated Alcaraz. “I have several important tournaments and one goal is to try and win the ATP Finals.
“You must do what you could have been doing, really feel pleased with what you do, revel in your self, be at liberty on courtroom, play tennis – and that’s what I’m going to do. That’s the name of the game for me. To try to put out of your mind the whole thing else and revel in taking part in tennis.”

I’m lost for words at right now! 🏆 I just want to keep dreaming! 📸 Getty Images https://t.co/IyQXjvgamY

— Carlos Alcaraz (@carlosalcaraz) 1662944347000

Novak Djokovic, a 21-time Grand Slam winner, lavished praise on Alcaraz, calling the Spaniard a “fine addition” to tennis.
“I congratulate Alcaraz for profitable the U.S. Open,” Djokovic, who missed the U.S. Open as he has not been vaccinated against COVID-19, said on the sidelines of the Laver Cup in London.
“He did it in an out of this world style … He’s 19 years outdated and already No. 1 within the world. I imply, it is reasonably superb what he has completed up to now.
“He’s a great addition to our sport, a great star in making. Well, he’s already realised the Grand Slam champion, so we can’t speak about him as future, because he’s already a present.”