Carlos Alcaraz caught the world’s attention after beating seven-time defending champion Novak Djokovic in the final of Wimbledon 2023. He previously caused a stir by becoming the youngest man and only teenager in tennis’ Open era to reach the world No. 1 ranking. At just 20 years old, Alcaraz is already being compared to the Big Three of tennis, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, and many are claiming he is the future GOAT. In this article you can find more details like Carlos Alcaraz Net Worth in 2023, his career as a professional tennis player, his income source and many more.
Alcaraz net worth 2023
|Net Worth (2023)||$11 million (estimated)|
Carlos Alcaraz employees biography
Carlos Alcaraz was born on May 5, 2003 in El Palmar, Murcia, Spain to Virginia Garfia Escandón and Carlos Alcaraz González. He started playing tennis at a young age and was registered with the Real Sociedad Club de Campo de Murcia. His father Carlos Alcaraz Sr. was the director of the academy and was also a successful professional tennis player in the early 1990s. Carlos has three siblings, an older Alvaro Alcaraz Garfia and two younger, Sergio Alcaraz Garfia and Jaime Alcaraz Garfia.
Carlos Alcaraz is said to be dating Maria Gonzalez Gimenez but neither has ever confirmed the relationship. Maria is from Spain and is part of the Murcia Club de Tenis. According to various online reports, the couple have been friends since childhood and grew up in the same area.
|Full name||Carlos Alcaráz Garfia|
|Play||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|active year||2018 – today|
|birth date||Born May 5, 2003|
|Place of birth||El Palmar, Murcia, Spain|
|Parents||Virginia Garfia Escandón (Mother) Carlos Alcaraz González (Father)|
Professional career of Carlos Alcaraz
In 2020, at the age of 16, Alcaraz made his debut in the ATP peloton at the Rio Open, where he was defeated in the second round. In 2021, aged 17, he reached the Australian Open, becoming the youngest competitor in men’s singles. He won his first Grand Slam tournament match but was eliminated in the second round. In the same year, Alcaraz also became the youngest match winner in Madrid Open history, breaking Rafael Nadal’s 18-year record set in 2004.
In the same year, at 18, Alcaraz became the youngest player to enter the top 100 of the ATP rankings. At the 2021 French Open, he reached the third round of a major for the first time in his career. He lost in the second round at Wimbledon 2021 but was able to reach the fourth round at the 2021 US Open, becoming the youngest man to do so. Alcaraz was also the youngest player to appear in the US Open men’s singles quarterfinals of the Open era and the youngest player to appear in the men’s singles quarterfinals of the Grand Slam tournament.
Major tennis tournaments and rank 1
In February 2022, Alcaraz entered the top 20 of the singles chart and in April of the same year, he entered the top 10. At the 2022 Madrid Open, he defeated five-time Madrid champion Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals, becoming the first teenager to defeat him on clay. The following day, he defeated world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the semifinals, becoming the youngest player to win a match against world No. 1 since 2004. With those two wins, Carlos also became the first player to defeat Djokovic and Nadal back-to-back on clay. Eventually he managed to win the title and become the youngest champion in tournament history. After winning the tournament, Alcaraz also reached the 6th place of his career in the world rankings.
Alcaraz reached the final of the Hamburg Open in 2022, improving his ranking to world No. 5, his new career high. With this ranking, Alcaraz became the youngest player to make the top five since Nadal in 2005. At the 2022 US Open, he won the title and became the youngest No. 1 in ATP rankings history at the age of 19 years, 4 months and 6 days. At the age of 19 years and 214 days, Alcaraz ended the year as the youngest and first teenager to rank No. 1 in the world and held the ranking for a total of 20 weeks. His most recent victory is his first Wimbledon title, which he won by beating Novak Djokovic. Alcaraz also ended Djokovic’s 34-game winning streak at Wimbledon and secured first place in the rankings.
Compare with Nadal and Djokovic
Alcaraz’s incredible style of play has not only garnered global praise, but has also been compared to the best tennis players, namely Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. His comparison to Nadal is based on his direct sprints, counter-attacking skills and extremely high top speed, while Alcaraz is compared to Djokovic on defense for his safe lateral movements, physical splits and sliding down the pitch.
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Brand advertising and sponsorship
For its clothing and shoes, Alcaraz is sponsored by Nike, while for its racquets it is sponsored by Babolat. Carlos was elected Rolex Brand Ambassador 2022 and also became a brand ambassador for the German car manufacturer BMW for its BMW Spain division. Other major brands for which Alacarz has been chosen as an ambassador include American clothing brand Calvin Klein and French luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton. In addition, Carlos is also a brand ambassador for the dermo-cosmetics company Isdin and the Spanish food company ElPozo.
|career file||137-35 (79.7%)|
|highest rank||#1 (September 12, 2022)|
|Current ranking||#1 (June 26, 2023)|
|career record||3-3 (50.0%)|
|highest rank||No. 519 (May 26, 2022)|
Records by Carlos Alcaraz
Here are some records Carlos Alcaraz set during his short stint as a professional tennis player:
- Youngest player to win the Miami Open at 18 years 11 months (2022)
- Youngest player to win the Madrid Open at age 19 (2022)
- Youngest player to become ATP World No. 1 at 19 years 4 months (2022)
- Youngest year ending number 1 at 19 years 5 months (2022)
Awards won by Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz received the following awards:
- ATP Newcomer of the Year (2020)
- ATP Player of the Year (2022)
- ATP Most Improved Players (2022)
- Laureus Global Breakthrough of the Year (2023)
Carlos Alcaraz on social networks
frequently asked Questions
How much is Alcaraz worth in 2023?
$11 million (approx.)
Who is the youngest tennis player to win a Grand Slam in the Open era?
Is Carlos Alcaraz the youngest Wimbledon champion?
No, but it’s the 3rdapprox youngest male champion at Wimbledon.
Is Alcaraz the future GOAT of tennis?
Many fans say so, but he still has a long way to go before he becomes another tennis GOAT.
How many Grand Slam tournaments has Alcaraz won?
In July 2023, Alcaraz won two Grand Slam tournaments (US Open 2022 and Wimbledon 2023).
Has Alcaraz ever played against Roger Federer?
NO. Alcaraz only played against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
What is the highest ATP ranking Carlos Alcaraz has ever achieved?
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