|Carlos Alcaraz Garfia|
|Born||5 May 2003|
|Age (as in 2022)||19 years|
|Birthplace||El Palmar, Murcia, Spain|
|Father Name||Carlos Alcaraz González|
|Mother Name||Virginia Garfia|
|Girlfriend Name||María González Giménez|
Biography: Carlos Alcaraz is a famous Spanish tennis player. He was born on 5 May 2003 in El Palmar, Murcia, Spain. He has become very famous all over the world due to his brilliant performance at a very young age. At the age of fourteen, he achieved his first ATP point in the Futures de Murcia. , Carlos Alcaraz became the first tennis player in 2019 born in 2003 to win a match in a Challenger tournament.
On February 17, 2020, he defeated Albert Ramos (No. 41 in the ATP ranking) in the first round of the ATP 500 tournament in Rio de Janeiro by 7-6, 4-6, and 7-6, achieving his first victory. in the final draw of an ATP Tour tournament. In the second-round match against Argentine Federico Coria, he was eliminated after losing 4-6, 6-4, 4-6.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia won his first ATP Challenger title after defeating Italian Bonadio in the final, becoming the 15th youngest player to win a professional title and entering the top 250 in the ATP rankings.
Carlos Alcaraz Biography
Real Name : Carlos Alcaraz Garfia
Profession: Tennis Player
Father Name: Carlos Alcaraz González
Mother Name: Virginia Garfia
Brother: Álvaro, Sergio and Jaime.
Girlfriend: María González Giménez
Date of birth: 5 May 2003
Age in 2022 : 19 Years
Born place : El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
Education: IES Marqués de los Vélez
Weight: 72 kg
Height: 1.85 m
Carlos Alcaraz performing in ‘Roland Garros’
Alcaraz entered the main draw of the 2021 Roland Garros Tournament through qualifying. In the first round, he defeated fellow Spaniard Bernabé Zapata Miralles, becoming the youngest player since Novak Djokovic in 2005 to win a match in this competition. In the second round, he beat Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili, becoming the youngest to reach the third round of a Grand Slam since Rafa Nadal at the 2004 Australian Open and the youngest to do so at Roland Garros since Ukrainian Andrei Medvedev in 1992. He was defeated in the third round by German tennis player Jan-Lennard Struff (6-4, 7-6, 6-2).
Carlos Alcaraz performing in ‘Wimbledon’
In June 2021 Alcaraz received a wild card to participate in the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, where he won the first round victory against Japan’s Uchiyama. In the second round, he suffered a loss against world number 2 Daniil Medvedev (6-4, 6-1, 6-2).
On July 25 of that same year, he won his first ATP title against Richard Gasquet with a score of 6-2 and 6-2, becoming the youngest tennis player since Kei Nishikori at the 2008 Delray Beach Tournament to do so.
Carlos Alcaraz performing in ‘US Open’
In August, he made his debut in the main draw of the 2021 US Open, defeating Britain’s Cameron Norrie in the first round. In the second round he defeated the French tennis player Arthur Rinderknech in four sets and in the third round he won Stéfanos Tsitsipás seeded number 3 in five sets. In the fourth round, he beat the German Peter Gojowczyk in five sets, reaching his first quarterfinals in a Grand Slam beating Andre Agassi as the youngest tennis player in history (18 years and four months) to reach the fifth round since 1973.
He had to leave the quarterfinal match against Felix Auger-Aliassimetenista, due to a fibrillar tear in the vast medialis and lateralis of the quadriceps and an elongation in the adductor.
Selected by the Spanish Davis Cup team for the 2021 Davis Cup final phase, although a day before the start of the tournament, the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation announced that Alcaraz had tested positive for COVID-19, which meant that could not participate in the competition.
At the ATP 500 Vienna Tournament, he eliminated Daniel Evans, Andy Murray, and Matteo Berrettini (6-1, 6-7, 7-6) in the quarterfinals.
He debuted at the Paris Masters beating Jannik Sinner(7-6, 7-5). He played in the 2021 Next Generation ATP Finals winning every match and dropping just one set in the entire tournament.
Carlos Alcaraz performing in ‘Australian Open’
In 2022, Carlos reappears in January participating in the Australian Open as the tournament’s top seed, for the first time in a Grand Slam. In the first round, he defeated Chilean Alejandro Tabilo (6-2, 6-2, 6-3), and in the second round, Serbian Dusan Lajovic (6-2, 6-1, 7-5) reached his best result in his career in the Australian Open, although he was eliminated in the third round by Matteo Berrettini (6-2, 7-6(3), 4-6, 2-6, 7-6). Carlos Alcaraz won the Río Open on Sunday, February 20, 2022, after defeating Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-2 in the final. On February 21, 2022, he rises in the ATP ranking in singles reaching position 20.
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