Carlos Alcaraz's refusal to play in the Davis Cup was criticized by Spanish tennis fans, who accused the champion from Murcia of not showing the right respect towards his country. The current world number two preferred to listen to his body after the tough season played in the United States and take some time before returning to the field.
Carlitos wrote on The disappointing result achieved by Spain, eliminated by Serbia and the Czech Republic, has probably reignited the debate surrounding Alcaraz's absence.
Carlitos sacrificed the Davis Cup to have a full schedule till the ATP Finals, according several Spanish supporters, who highlighted it on social media, especially on X.
Carlos Alcaraz's schedule ahead of the season finale
The Spaniard, meanwhile, seems to have outlined his schedule for this last part of the season. Alcaraz will return to the ATP Tour on September 28, when he will start the ATP 500 tournament in Beijing.
Still in China, he will finally participate in the Masters 1000 in Shanghai. The two events in which Alcaraz has decided to take part before the ATP Finals in Turin are the Swiss Indoors Basel and the Rolex Paris Masters.
Precisely by virtue of the premature elimination suffered by Spain in the Davis Cup, according to what was reported by the Murcia Plaza portal, Alcaraz would then have chosen to play an exhibition event in Mexico on 29 November.
Exhibition event which will most likely close the season of the two-time Slam champion. In an interview with Movistar Plus, Rafael Nadal wanted to provide some important advice to Alcaraz.
He told: "I would tell him to always improve, to work with this hope.
This is what has motivated me throughout my career. Going to train just for the sake of training bores me deeply: I like going to train because I want to improve."
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