This blog is about a fantastic young Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz. Journey of a Villena boy is shared here exploring how and when he became a pro tennis player. His records and endorsements are also shared here.
Carlos Alcaraz US open records personal life biography
Birth village – Carlos Alcaraz Garfia was born on 5 May 2003 and he belongs to Villena, Spain. Carlos is a professional tennis player who represents Spain. The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ranked him world number one.
Alcaraz US open – Carlos Alcaraz is a fantastic tennis player and has already won 12 ATP tour level singles titles, including the 2022 US open and 2023 Wimbledon championships and 4 masters 1000 titles. In 2022 at the age of 19 years 4 months and 6 months old he became the youngest male player and the first teenager in the open era to top the singles ranking.
Pro journey – Alcaraz won two titles on the ITF Junior Circuit and ranked as high as number 22 in the world tennis ranking junior. Became professional tennis player in 2018 and won 3 titles on the ITF men’s world tennis tour and won 4 titles on the ATP challenge tour. After these achievements he entered into the top 100 rankings in May 2021. The Spanish tennis player won his first ATP title at the Croatia Open at ATP 250 tournament. In February 2022 Alcaraz won the ATP final title at the Rio Open.
Top 10 – After that Villena boy achieved his first masters title at Miami open and won 2nd ATP 500 title at Barcelona open. These achievements placed him into the top 10 ranking of lawn tennis. In the year 2005 the Spanish boy Alcaraz defeated Norwegian professional tennis player Casper Ruud in the US Open finals and earned his first US singles title.
Award – “Lawrence World Breakthrough Of The Year” award is an annual award given to those individuals or organizations which have made a breakthrough performance in the sports world. In May 2023 Alcaraz was awarded this award. Alcaraz became more popular after defeating the 7 time defending champion the tennis sensation Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final May, 2023. After the US Open singles title this was his second major tennis single title.
2020 – At the age of 16 Alcaraz made his ATP main-draw debut at the Rio Open.
2021 – Won Grand Slam tournament debut defeating Botic van de Zandschulp. Became youngest match winner player in Madrid open’s history. After defeating Brandon Nakashima, Juan Manual Cerundolo and Holger Rune in the round robin stage he won next generation ATP finals title.
2022 – He withdrew from the ATP finals and the Davis Cup Finals. At the age of 19 years he ended the year as the youngest and first teenager world no 1.
Grand slam singles
- Australian Open – 3R 2022.
- French Open – SF 2023.
- Wimbledon – W 2023.
- US Open – W 2023.
- Highest ranking doubles – 519.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia was born on 5 May 2003 in the EI Palmar village and has 3 siblings. EI Palmar is a village and most populated district in the Murcia of Spain. Alcaraz was born to Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez and Virginia Garfia Escandon. His daddy Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez was the tennis academy director at the Real Sociedad Club de Campo de Murcia (Royal Society Murcianshire Club).
Due to his dad he got an advantage to learn the coaching skills and he started playing at the age of 4 at the Real Sociedad Club. In the year 2018 started playing At former spanish tennis player Juan Carlos Ferrero’s Equelite JC Ferrero Sport Academy in Spain’s Villena village.
Nike shoes and clothing sponsored Alcaraz and Babolat for racquets. He was sponsored for Babolat Pure Aero 98 racquets. He became Rolex brand ambassador in Jan 2022. He is not only the brand ambassador of Rolex but also of some other companies including dermocosmetic company Isdin, Spanish food company ELPozo and German automobile manufacturer BMW under their BMW Spanish division. In Jan 2023 He was also a brand ambassador of American clothing brand Calvin Klein and in June 2023 he became brand ambassador of Louis Vuitton.
Carlos Alcaraz biography
|Alcaraz Daddy’s name||Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez.|
|Alcaraz Mummy||Virginia Garfia Escandon.|
|Carlos Alcaraz full name||Carlos Alcaraz Garfia.|
|Profession||Tennis player (sports).|
|Born place||EI Palmar Murcia, Spain.|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft).|
|Became professional player||2018.|
|Playing style||Right handed (2 handed backhand).|
|Coach||Juan Carlos Ferrero.|
|Prize money||US $21,336,567.|
|Alcaraz social/sports presence||Instagram, Espn, ITF.|