Spanish tennis player Paula Badosa has described Carlos Alcaraz as a kind and humble man who will surely improve with time. Spanish tennis is enjoying great days, with Rafael Nadal still a dominant force, while Alcaraz is expected to succeed him.
On the women’s side, Badosa is second in her career-high rankings, not to mention two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza. Badosa, who is often asked if she has any advice for Alcaraz, jokingly commented that she might be the one asking for advice.
“Of course Carlos is amazing. Sometimes in the press, especially in the Spanish press, they ask me if I have any advice for Carlos. Well, maybe you have to tell me something and advise me!” Badosa said, according to the ATP Tour website.
“Because when I was 18 I was doing completely different things than him. So I think he does everything very well. He’s a humble guy.” He is very nice and deserves everything he gets,” said Badosa.
“It’s going to be even better and it’s going to be good for world tennis, but more so for the Spanish players”
Badosa and Naomi Osaka praise Alcaraz
Four-time Grand Slam champion Osaka says there is a new sense of excitement in the men’s game following the rise of Alcaraz.
“You know, it’s funny, I don’t know if I’m going to be criticized for saying that, but I feel like it really got everyone excited about the ATP and I haven’t seen this in a long time.” time,” Osaka said.
“I don’t even think about his age, every time someone talks about his age, I’m like, ‘Oh I forgot, that’s great.’ I think his style of play, his enthusiasm, gives the impression of seeing him learn.” in every tournament.
I don’t know what his ranking was last year, but I watched almost every tournament he played, the US Open when he played. [Stefanos] Tsitsipas, and I think it’s very exciting for everyone to see his progress.”