The name of Carlos Alcaraz (55 °) He burst onto the ATP circuit with great force in 2021. The young man category 2003 is one of the main animators of a Next Gen willing to dethrone the Big 3 on the planet tennis.
The Spaniard debuted at the US Open with a great win over Cameron Norrie (29th) and, in this way, reached a record of four wins and no losses in the first rounds in Grand Slam tournaments, something that Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal themselves look askance.
Alcaraz, who lifted his first title at Umag 2021, began his foray into tournaments Majors at Australian Open of this year. There, he got his first win in tournaments of that category by beating Botic Van de Zandschulp by 6-1, 6-4 and 6-4. In the next round, he would fall to Mikael Ymer and say goodbye to Melbourne.
It was the turn of the French brick dust in Roland Garros. In his debut in the competition, the 18-year-old from Murcia beat his compatriot Bernabé Zapata Miralles. In that contest, he would reach the third round, yielding to Jan-Lennard Struff.
In the first round of Wimbledon, the current world No. 55 faced the Japanese Yasutaka uchiyama where he was victorious. In his next match, he was beaten by Russian Daniil Medvedev and said goodbye to the London turf.
After the victory against the British Norrie, Alcaraz has a 100% effectiveness in debuts at Grand Slams, being the active tennis player with the best record. Below Spanish is the number one in the world Djokovic with 97% (64-2), then figure Nadal with 96.8% (60-2) and below is Your Majesty with 92.6% (75-6).