'Carlos Alcaraz doesn't have to be considered...', says former ace

Carlos Alcaraz won his first Slam at the US Open in 2022. The 19-year-old Spaniard became the youngest number 1 in the history of men's tennis. Mats Wilander has said that Carlos shouldn't be compared to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Slam #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

16 hours ago

Rennae Stubbs explains why Novak Djokovic does not deserve sportsmanship award

Rennae Stubbs believes Novak Djokovic should not be nominated for the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award. Stubbs welcomed the decision from the Australian government to rescind his visa ban from Australia. The ATP announced nominees for their annual sportsmanship award - Cameron Norrie, Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Frances Tiafoe, Grigor Dimitrov, Hubert Hurkacz, Lorenzo Musetti, Matteo Berrettini, Maxime Cressy and Rafael Nadal.
#RennaeStubbs #ATP #StefanEdbergSportsmanshipAward #Australian #Australia #News #Sports #Tennis


David Ferrer: "More difficult to face Novak Djokovic than Roger Federer"

David Ferrer: More difficult to face Novak Djokovic than Roger Federer. Ferrer has never beaten Federer in 17 head-to-head matches. Former world number three also spoke of the Davis Cup, despite Carlos Alcaraz's absence. Ferrera is the director of Spain's Davis Cup team.
#DavidFerrer #DavisCup #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis


"Nothing trash about it" - Rennae Stubbs defends her opinion on Novak Djokovic's snub from sportsmanship award

ATP announced its nominees for the 2022 Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award. Novak Djokovic was not included in the list of nominees, with Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz also included. Former doubles No. 1 Rennae Stubbs opined that the Serb was not a great sport on court. One fan called Stubbs' approach 'trash' and pointed out that Venus Williams should have won the award.
#RennaeStubbs #ATP #2StefanEdbergSportsmanshipAward #Serb #News #Sports #Tennis

2 days ago

'I think it will be really hard to digest 2022 for Carlos Alcaraz', says expert

Rafael Nadal has called Carlos Alcaraz someone very special. The Spaniard is pleased that his country has a young talent who is likely to achieve great things. Alcarz is already a Grand Slam champion and is the youngest number 1 in tennis history. Mats Wilander has said that Alcarraz shouldn't be compared to Federer, Nadal and Djokovic. The Swede has never seen anything like it.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Spaniard #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis

2 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz moves closer to Boris Becker

Carlos Alcaraz is spending his 11th week as world no. 1. The 19-year-old Spaniard won his first Major title at the US Open in New York. Carlos is the 20th player with 11 No.1 weeks since 1973. The Spaniard is hoping to kick off the 2023 season injury-free.
#CarlosAlcaraz #Spaniard #Major #NewYork #News #Sports #Tennis

3 days ago

Tennis news: "He’s the most inspirational tennis player we have; Never compare him to Nadal, Federer and Djokovic" - Mats Wilander on Carlos Alcaraz

Mats Wilander has said Carlos Alcaraz shouldn't be compared to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic. The 19-year-old is coming off a dream 2022 campaign, climbing 32 places to end the season as the first teenage year-end World No. 1. Wilander opines that his 2022 campaign was the stuff dreams are made of. The Swede added that it's heartening and inspiring to see his success.
#MatsWilander #Swed #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

"Rafa is going to need a bit of luck"- Mats Wilander on Rafael Nadal's future

Mats Wilander says Rafael Nadal still has three or four years left in his career. The 36-year-old Spaniard won two Grand Slams in the 2022 season. World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz dismisses comparisons with Nadal, saying there is no point comparing him with the Spaniard.
#Rafa #Spaniard #GrandSlam #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

Rafael Nadal weighs in on Carlos Alcaraz's stunning rise, success

Rafael Nadal is happy to have Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud in Spain. The 19-year-old became the youngest Year-End No 1 in tennis history in 2022. Nadal and Novak Djokovic are well in their thirties and Roger Federer retired. The next generation will have to carve their way in tennis.
#RafaelNadal #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

Mats Wilander: Never compare Carlos Alcaraz to Rafael Nadal & Big Three

Eurosport tennis expert Mats Wilander says Carlos Alcaraz should never be compared to Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer. Wilander feels it will likely take some time for the 19-year-old to get used to his new reality. He expects coach Juan Carlos Ferrero to make the right moves for the Spaniard. The Spaniard is now the youngest Year-End No 1 in tennis history.
#MatsWilander #Three #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

Tennis news: In Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz's absence, Spain lose to Croatia and exit Davis Cup in quarterfinals

Marin Cilic knocked out Spain by defeating Pablo Carreno Busta 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the Davis Cup Finals. World No.1 Carlos Alcaraz missed the quarterfinals due to an abdominal strain. Rafael Nadal was left out of the team because of an abdominal injury that first surfaced at Wimbledon. The 22-time Grand Slam champion said that he was unsure if he would be able to play for Spain again.
#RafaelNadal #DavisCup #DavisCupFinals #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis

5 days ago

"We were only Nadal, Carreno, Bautista, but now someone very special has arrived" - Rafael Nadal hails Carlos Alcaraz for taking up the mantle as future leader of Spanish tennis

Rafael Nadal has praised Carlos Alcaraz for emerging as a generational talent in Spanish tennis. The 19-year-old became the youngest ever ATP World No. 1 in the same year he made his top-10 and top-5 debuts. The Spaniard also won two Masters 1000 titles in his breakthrough season. Nadal believes the next generation will have to carve their way and work hard to earn superstar status.
#Nadal #Spanish #Spania #News #Sports #Tennis

6 days ago

Pablo Carreno Busta weighs in on Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz missing Davis Cup

Pablo Carreno Busta says Spain can win the title even without Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz. Spain take on Croatia in the Davis Cup Finals in Malaga on Wednesday. The Spanish national football team will also be playing their first game at the World Cup.
#PabloCarrenoBusta #DavisCupFinals #Spanish #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis

6 days ago

Nadal news: Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal become first non-American pair in ATP history to finish year ranked in top-2

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz are the first non-American pair to finish a season in the top two spots of the ATP rankings. The Spaniards have won three of the four Grand Slam titles between them this year. Nadal is set to begin his 2023 season at the maiden edition of the United Cup, which carries $15 million in prize money.
#RafaelNadal #ATP #American #Spaniards #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Tennis, ATP Rankings: Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal end year in historic 1-2 for Spain

Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal end the year first and second in the ATP rankings. The Spanish duo captured three of the four Grand Slam titles. It is the first time Spain has had the top two in the final standings. Novak Djokovic beat Casper Ruud to win a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals trophy.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #Spanish #GrandSlam #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

'Carlos Alcaraz is one of those players who is groomed for...', says expert

Juan Carlos Ferrero's protégé has won the US Open, two Masters 1000 (Miami and Madrid) and two ATP 500 (Rio and Barcelona) The 19-year-old from Murcia became the youngest number 1 in the history of men's tennis. The Spaniard suffered an abdominal injury during the Paris-Bercy Masters 1000, a setback on the eve of the ATP Finals.
#JuanCarlosFerrero #USOpen #Masters1000 #Miami #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

ATP rankings update: Rafael Nadal to finish the year ranked No

Rafael Nadal is ranked No. 2 in the ATP rankings for the first time in his career. Casper Ruud recorded his best-ever year-end finish by coming in at No. 3. Novak Djokovic claimed his sixth title at the ATP Finals on Sunday, beating Ruud 7-5, 6-3. Ben Shelton jumped 11 places to break into the top 100 of the rankings.
#RafaelNadal #ATP #ATPFinals #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

'Carlos Alcaraz had the ability to pass...', says former No.1

Juan Carlos Ferrero's protégé won the US Open, as well as two Masters 1000 titles. The 19-year-old Spaniard became the youngest number 1 in the history of men's tennis. The Murcian will lead Spain to the conquest of the Davis Cup in the absence of Rafael Nadal.
#CarlosAlcaraz #USOpen #Masters1000 #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Toni Nadal explains why Casper Ruud can reach No 1

Toni Nadal believes Casper Ruud has what it takes to become world No 1 in 2022. The 23-year-old made his first two Grand Slam finals this year. Ruud was runner-up to Rafael Nadal in the French Open final and lost to Carlos Alcaraz in the US Open final.
#ToniNadal #GrandSlam #FrenchOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Carlos Alcaraz becomes the youngest world No

Carlos Alcaraz has become the youngest year-end ATP World Number 1. The 19-year-old Spaniard is the first teenager to achieve this feat. He has soared from number 32 to the top of this sport’s mountain on September 12. Lleyton Hewitt of Australia was 20 years, 275 days in age at the time of his crowning in 2001.
#CarlosAlcaraz #ATP #Spania #Australia #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago