Carlos Alcaraz reveals his greatest dream

Carlos Alcaraz beat Estonian Mark Lajal 7-6(3), 7-5, 6-2

by Simone Brugnoli
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Carlos Alcaraz reveals his greatest dream
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A special day for tennis with the start of the third Grand Slam of the season, Wimbledon, a tournament that has as defending champion Carlos Alcaraz, who has had the privilege of great champions by officially debuting the Central Court of All England Club as the defending monarch of the tournament.

Mark Lajal & Carlos Alcaraz, Wimbledon 2024
Mark Lajal & Carlos Alcaraz, Wimbledon 2024© Clive Brunskill / Staff - Getty Images Sport
 

In a mythical and traditional setting, where the classic white is kept on the green lawn of the Cathedral of tennis, Alcaraz returned with a huge experience after his first consecration last year and at just 21 years old remains the great favorite of the tournament.

The native of Murcia was presented to a rival who had not faced, but who came out with courage to fight in an imposing scenario and before the number three of the world, giving a huge fight and resistance to the three times Grand Slam champion.

Carlos Alcaraz beat Estonian Mark Lajal 7-6(3), 7-5, 6-2 to advance to the second round of the British tournament.

Carlos Alcaraz is very ambitious

Carlos Alcaraz had to fight to overcome the force of the blows of bottom of the Baltic, who began with break the first two partials so that the Iberian had to climb in each of them with intelligence, releasing his blows to balance the balance before a rival who was not intimidated by the stage.

Carlos Alcaraz, 2023 Wimbledon
Carlos Alcaraz, 2023 Wimbledon© Patrick Smith / Staff - Getty Images Sport
 

After his first match in Wimbledon, 3-time Grand Slam champion revealed his main goal: "They asked me what my dream was right now and I said I want to be one of the best ever. I’m dreaming big. I want to sit at the same table as Big 3, the legends of our sport. If I want to achieve that dream, I would like to be surrounded by brands and people who share it, who think as big as I do. If I look back, I’ve achieved great things so far, but it’s something I don’t want to think about, I want to move on".

Carlos Alcaraz
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