Carlos Alcaraz, on vacation due to coronavirus


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Carlos Alcaraz, on vacation due to coronavirus

Carlos Alcaraz, after knowing his positive for coronavirus and subsequent inability to debut in the Davis Cup with Spain, He is already on vacation, much to his regret and closes the year in 32nd place in the world ranking, having climbed no less than 109 positions and won the ATP 250 of Umag, in Croatia; and the Next Gen ATP Finals, in Milan.

Replaced by Pedro Martínez, called at the last minute by the Spanish captain Sergi Bruguera for the confrontations against Ecuador and Russia, he indicated through his social networks his annoyance, although with perspective, as he usually does, for not playing a tournament that “so much illusion “it made him.

“I am saddened by the way in which I miss such an important and super special tournament for me as the Davis Cup is”, The 18-year-old player wrote that he was going to close a great year for him defending Spain in Madrid but covid-19 has prevented him.

In 2018, at just 15 years old, he was proclaimed champion of the Junior Davis Cup with the Spanish Under-16 team, by winning the final against France 2-1 in Budapest. Now he was going to get the opportunity to debut with the absolute, but the contagion has made him have to wait for a new occasion to do so, something he has regretted.

“I was very excited to represent my country in Madrid, in front of my people, but sometimes things don’t happen the way you want and you have to overcome. It is a very hard stick but we will have to get up in the face of this situation and come out strengthened “, has expressed at the same time that he has said that he is “in good health and with very mild symptoms” and that he will be “cheering and watching the games on television”, while showing his gratitude for the support received.

Juan Carlos Ferrero’s pupil only needed to be international with Spain for the matriculation of honor in his first full season as a professional on the circuit and which concludes occupying the 32nd position of the ATP classification with 1612 points and a baggage of 32 victories and 17 defeats when he started it at 141. In 2020 he had planted himself at 490, while he started 2019 being in position 1491.


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