Carlos Alcaraz – Bio, Net Worth, Family, Age, Parents, Ranking, Career

Carlos Alcaraz - Bio, Net Worth, Family, Age, Parents, Ranking, Career

Carlos Alcaraz is a Spanish professional tennis player. A young star, he turned professional in 2018 and has already won five ATP Tour singles titles and reached the quarterfinals of the US Open and French Open. He won his first ATP Tour title, the Plava Laguna Croatia Open in 2021. He reached the career-high rankings at world No. 5 in singles in 2022 after he reached the final of the 2022 Hamburg Open. He also became the youngest player to enter the top 5 rankings since Nadal in 2005. Several former tennis players and analysts have projected Alcaraz as a future world No. 1. 

As a junior, he reached world No. 22 winning two titles on the ITF Junior Circuit. 

What is Carlos Alcaraz Famous For?

  • One of the talented young Spanish tennis players. 
  • The youngest player to enter the top 5 in world rankings. 

Where is Carlos Alcaraz From?

Carlos Alcaraz was born on 5 May 2003. His full name is Carlos Alcaraz Garfia. He was born in Villena in Spain. He holds Spanish nationality. His parents are Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez and Virigina Garfia. He has three siblings, Alvaro, Jaime, and Sergio. His star sign is Taurus. He belongs to the Hispanic ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. He became interested in tennis inspired by his father who was a former professional tennis player and was among the top 50 tennis players in Spain. 

Carlos Alcaraz Career

  • Carlos Alcaraz started playing tennis at an early age. He started playing at the Real Sociedad Club de Campo de Murcia where his father was the tennis academy director. He started playing at Juan Carlos Ferrero’s Equelite JC Ferrero Sports Academy in 2018. He won two titles on the ITF Junior Circuit and reached world No. 22 in junior rankings. 
  • At age 16, he made his ATP main-draw debut at the Rio Open in February 2020. He had received a wildcard for the singles main draw. He reached the second round in the event. 
  • He qualified for the main draw of the Australian Open at age 17, making him the youngest participant in the men’s singles. He won his Grand Slam debut and managed to reach the second round. He became the youngest match winner in the Madrid Open’s history breaking Rafael Nadal’s 2004 record. 
  • He reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career at the 2021 French Open. He reached his first ATP final at the Plava Laguna Croatia Open in July 2021. He won his maiden ATP title defeating Richard Gasquet in the final. He reached the second round of the 2021 Wimbledon. 
  • He marked the biggest win of his career at the 2021 US Open where he reached the quarterfinals by defeating World No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round and Peter Gojowczyk. He retired in the second set in the quarterfinals after injuring his leg. Having reached the quarterfinals of the event, he set several records. He won the Next Gen ATP Finals defeating Sebastian Korda in the final.
  • In 2022, he reached the third round of the Australian Open. He then reached his first ATP 500 final, the Rio Open. He defeated Diego Schwartzman to win the title. He entered the top 20 in the singles rankings in February 2022. He then reached the semifinal at the 2022 Indian Wells. 

  • He reached his first Masters 1000 final at the Miami Open where he defeated Casper Ruud to win his first Masters 1000 title. He then won the Barcelona Open defeating Pablo Carreno Busta in the final. He won his second Masters 1000 title, the Madrid Open defeating Alexander Zverev, becoming the youngest champion in tournament history. He reached world No. 6 in the rankings in May 2022. 
  • He reached his second career Grand Slam quarterfinal at the 2022 French Open. He lost to Zverev in the quarterfinals. He reached the round of 16 of the Wimbledon Championships for the first time in 2022, where he lost to Jannik Sinner. He then reached the final of the Hamburg Open where his 14-match winning streak ended after losing to Lorenzo Musetti. He reached world No. 5. 

Who is Carlos Alcaraz Girlfriend?

Carlos Alcaraz is not married. However, the young sensation is not single. He is dating Maria Gonzalez. His rumored girlfriend, Maria also plays tennis in Spain. More details about his personal life are to follow. 

What is Carlos Alcaraz Height?

Carlos Alcaraz stands at the height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 185.5 lbs i.e. 72 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is light brown and his hair color is dark brown. 

His sexual orientation is straight. 

What is Carlos Alcaraz Net Worth?

Carlos Alcaraz earns from his professional career as a tennis player. His income comes from prize money, sponsorships, and endorsements. He has won over $6 million in prize money since the start of his professional career. He has sponsorship deals with Nike, Babolat, and Rolex. Nike sponsors his clothing and shoes whereas Babolat sponsors his racquets. His net worth is estimated at $2 million at present. 

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