Carlos Alcaraz Garfia is a professional tennis player who belongs to Spain. He became a worldwide sensation and emerged as one of the best newcomers in the US Open and possesses the career-high ranking of number 54 and achieved this title on 2nd August 2021.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia was born on 5th May 2003. His parents are Carlos and Virginia. He is one of four siblings named Alvaro, Sergio, and Jaime. Alcaraz penned himself to be in the history after he made his appearance at Madrid Open where he became the youngest man to clinch the title. At French Open 2021, he raised the eyebrows of many and attracted lots of fan following after he reached the third round at Grand Slam red clay-court.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia Career
At the age of 17, Alcaraz passed the main draw of the Australian Open and registered himself to be the youngest participant in men’s singles. He won the title of Grand Slam debut leaving behind his fellow player Botic Van de Zandschulp before losing the second round to Mikael Ymer. Alcaraz registered himself to be the youngest match-winner in the Madrid Open’s history, entering with wild card entry and defeating Adrian Mannarino. He broke the record of Rafael Nadal (in 2004) who was supposed to be 18 years while he entered the Madrid Open. Being the youngest player of all until then making his name at 2021 Open de Oeiras III challenger, he entered the top ranking of 100 as the youngest player of being just 18 years old on 24th May 2021.
At the French Open, Alcaraz reached the third round and defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili putting his name on the book of Grand Slam for the first time in his career. In July 2021, he reached ATP final for the first time defeating the top seed by 6-2, 7-6. He then defeated Richard Gasquet and won the title of maiden ATP and became the youngest man to enter the tour-level championship and defeated Kei Nishikori for being the youngest player at Delray Beach in 2008. Alcaraz became the youngest Spaniard to win the ATP tour title. He participated in Wimbledon but soon lose the second round to Daniil Medvedev.
Alcaraz participated in Winston-Salem Open and entered round 16 defeating the qualifier Alexei Popyrin. He then entered the second round quarterfinal of the season while defeating the fourth seed and then reached the semifinals while defeating Marcos Giron but soon lose the finals to Mikael Ymer. At the US Open, Alcaraz defeated the world rank number 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fifth set of the third round and reached the fourth round which was marked as the biggest win of his career ever.
Being just 18 years old, he became the youngest man to enter the Grand Slam fourth round since 17-year-old Andrei Medvedev at the French Open 1992. He has also registered himself to be the youngest player to defeat an ATP top-3 player at US Open since the computerized ranking was first introduced in 1973. Carlos then reached the quarterfinals and defeated the quarterfinal qualifier named Peter Gojowczyk. He became the youngest man to reach the US Open men’s quarterfinal in the Open Era. Also, he became the youngest man in participating in major men’s singles quarterfinals after 18-year-old Michael Chang at French Open 1990.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia Biography
|Real Name||Carlos Alcaraz Garfia|
|Birth Date||May 5, 2003|
|Age (as of 2021)||18 Years|
|Birth Place||El Palmar, Murcia, Spain|
|Profession||Professional Tennis Player|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 72 kg – in Pounds – 159 lbs|
|Shoe Size||11 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Brother||Three (Alvaro, Sergio & Jaime)|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Maria González Giménez|
He made a heroic performance at the 2021 US Open and made himself the favorite player within no time. Moreover, Alcaraz’s fans are eager to know whom he is dating and with whom he is in the relationship. As of now, none mainstream media reported him to be in a relationship but from his social media, we get to know that he is in a relationship with a fellow tennis player Maria González Giménez. Maris quite often shares their snaps together and she made a whole section in her profile with the “c” caption containing Instagram highlights.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia Net Worth
Being just 18 years old, Carlos Alcaraz Garfia is making his honing performance over the last 10 years. So, technically he is making a good career and earning a good amount for himself. According to the ATP tour, he has earned over $554K in prize money in his whole career. Live Sports World reports that he makes over $156 per year.
- Carlos Alcaraz left everyone amazed when he defeated the world-ranked number 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the third round of US Open 2021.
- He registered his name for the future games and proved to everyone that he is going to win tournaments after tournaments.
- 6 feet and 1-inch tall man moves in the court of tennis with great agility who is trying hard to be the next person to evaluate himself as one of the great players of tennis.
- He has been trained by Juan Carlos Ferrero and is going to create big fame for himself in the world with his name in the time to come.
- He has an Instagram fan following of around 115,000 followers as of July 2021 and an official Twitter following of not less than 20,000 followers.