Carlos Alcaraz returned in great shape and in his first tournament of the year, he won the ATP 250 title in Argentina. The Spanish tennis player, 19 years old and current number two in the world, recognized how positive his actions were on the court throughout the entire event.
“It’s been a great week for me. I started playing quite well, but I still had a lot to improve. I think that from the duel against (Dusan) Lajovic, in the quarterfinals, it seemed that I had not stopped competing. I felt very well physically, very well in tennis, very well mentally.
It looked like it had been playing for quite some time, yes. I take a lot of positive things from here, from each game, and in the face of the South American tour I hope that what lies ahead will also be super positive”, commented the Murcian after his victory in the final over the British Cameron Norrie.
“As I’ve said on more than one occasion, I try to enjoy myself. I love playing tennis. I love competing too, so it all comes together and it’s hard not to enjoy myself. I try to do new things, things that you may not be so used to in the circuit, I try to invent a little on the track and that makes me enjoy myself, smile and have a good time.
That is the objective, “he added in statements taken up by ‘Punto de Break’ Above all the affection he received from the Argentine fans, he indicated:” Spectacular. I expected a good reception, that they would be behind me, but his support has far exceeded my expectations.
It’s crazy to see the passion they have for tennis and sport in general. I am going to take a very nice memory of Argentina with me “. Were you surprised by the level that Carlos Alcaraz showed in his participation in the Argentina Open 2023?
Carlos Alcaraz faced a tough challenge
After a four-month recovery from an injury, Carlos Alcaraz made a return to the ATP tour at the Argentina Open.
“It is important to have precision, you have to seek to put your opponent in trouble. Those are the two things that put your opponent in the most trouble. Today there is high precision in all shots, that is what each player works on, trying to shoot strong and lines,” the 19-year-old said. “It’s like chess, trying to make your opponent run and putting him in trouble,” he added.