Carlos Alcaraz

No writing off Djokovic yet even as young guns gain ground

For any other player but Novak Djokovic, a below-par Australian Open at the age of 36 would have had pundits brushing up his tennis obituary. Djokovic, of course, is no ordinary player.

Ankle injury forces Alcaraz out in first round of ATP Rio Open

The Spanish star took a medical timeout, had the ankle taped and won the first game but after dropping his serve in the second game he called it quits, in another setback to a so-far disappointing 2024 campaign.

Winner, winner, Jannik Sinner

Patience is a virtue that Sinner does possess, and eventually that paid off.

Alcaraz rues missed chances but leaves Australian Open 'happy'

Carlos Alcaraz rued missed opportunities after coming up short against Alexander Zverev in a thrilling Australian Open quarter-final early Thursday but said he could leave Melbourne with his head held high.

Australian Open / Zverev stuns Alcaraz to set up semi with Medvedev

The German sixth seed eventually prevailed 6-1, 6-3, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena to make the last four at a Grand Slam for the seventh time.

Australian Open / Alcaraz mows down Kecmanovic to reach quarterfinals

"I did everything almost perfectly. In our Miami 2022 match it was closer. It was a good match today as well. I pushed him to the limit in every point," said Alcaraz, who set up a clash with sixth seed Alexander Zverev.

Australian Open / Alcaraz made to work for third-round berth

World number two Carlos Alcaraz dropped a set Thursday before rediscovering his mojo to battle into the Australian Open third round, coming good when it mattered.

Australian Open / Alcaraz destroys Gasquet to reach second round

The second seed, gunning to unseat 10-time champion Novak Djokovic from the world number one spot, was tested in a tight first set but then moved through the gears.

Alcaraz motivated to topple Australian Open king Djokovic

"It's an extra motivation for me," the two-time Grand Slam champion Alcaraz said on Saturday

February 21, 2024
February 21, 2024

No writing off Djokovic yet even as young guns gain ground

For any other player but Novak Djokovic, a below-par Australian Open at the age of 36 would have had pundits brushing up his tennis obituary. Djokovic, of course, is no ordinary player.

February 21, 2024
February 21, 2024

Ankle injury forces Alcaraz out in first round of ATP Rio Open

The Spanish star took a medical timeout, had the ankle taped and won the first game but after dropping his serve in the second game he called it quits, in another setback to a so-far disappointing 2024 campaign.

February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024

Winner, winner, Jannik Sinner

Patience is a virtue that Sinner does possess, and eventually that paid off.

January 25, 2024
January 25, 2024

Alcaraz rues missed chances but leaves Australian Open 'happy'

Carlos Alcaraz rued missed opportunities after coming up short against Alexander Zverev in a thrilling Australian Open quarter-final early Thursday but said he could leave Melbourne with his head held high.

January 24, 2024
January 24, 2024

Zverev stuns Alcaraz to set up semi with Medvedev

The German sixth seed eventually prevailed 6-1, 6-3, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena to make the last four at a Grand Slam for the seventh time.

January 22, 2024
January 22, 2024

Alcaraz mows down Kecmanovic to reach quarterfinals

"I did everything almost perfectly. In our Miami 2022 match it was closer. It was a good match today as well. I pushed him to the limit in every point," said Alcaraz, who set up a clash with sixth seed Alexander Zverev.

January 18, 2024
January 18, 2024

Alcaraz made to work for third-round berth

World number two Carlos Alcaraz dropped a set Thursday before rediscovering his mojo to battle into the Australian Open third round, coming good when it mattered.

January 16, 2024
January 16, 2024

Alcaraz destroys Gasquet to reach second round

The second seed, gunning to unseat 10-time champion Novak Djokovic from the world number one spot, was tested in a tight first set but then moved through the gears.

January 13, 2024
January 13, 2024

Alcaraz motivated to topple Australian Open king Djokovic

"It's an extra motivation for me," the two-time Grand Slam champion Alcaraz said on Saturday

January 13, 2024
January 13, 2024

Finally, a foot in the inevitable era?   

The changing of the guard in men’s tennis has long been on an asymptotic course, getting closer and closer to the inevitable but not quite materialising.

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