Coach Rick Macci says Carlos Alcaraz is "the single most appetizing lightning bolt" to the tennis menu since Serena and Venus Williams. Alcaraz, who turned 20 in May, is winning a lot and he is also an electrifying player that draws attention.
Macci, who famously coached the Williams sisters in their childhood, views Alcaraz as someone who will probably transcend tennis. "@carlosalcaraz is the single most appetizing LIGHTNING BOLT to the tennis menu since the Compton Comets Venus and SERENA.
He will motivate and stimulate more kids to learn every shot. Even more delicious he will motivate stimulate and educate more coaches to teach every shot," Macci wrote.
@carlosalcaraz is the single most appetizing LIGHTNING BOLT to the tennis menu since the Compton Comets Venus and SERENA.He will motivate and stimulate more kids to learn every shot.
Even more delicous he will motivate stimulate and educate more coaches to teach every shot. — Rick Macci (@RickMacci) August 17, 2023
Macci thinks Alcaraz has an extremely bright future
Alcaraz is off to a stunning start to his career as he already has two Grand Slam and five Masters titles.
Also, Alcaraz - who reached the world No 1 position for the first time in his career after the 2022 US Open - is also currently ranked at the top spot. Earlier this year, Macci predicted that Alcaraz "could go places that maybe we've never seen in the game of tennis." "So at the end of the day, I think he can win any tournament that he plays.
But that being said, no one's going undefeated. No one's gonna win all the time. He's gonna lose. Anything's possible, especially in men's tennis, because if someone's serving big and hitting the corners, you get into a tiebreaker, anything's possible.
But he's the leader in the clubhouse. And barring injury, this guy can go places that maybe we've never seen in the game of tennis," Macci told Tennis-Infinity earlier this year. This summer, Alcaraz defeated Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.
In 10 days, Alcaraz will kick off his US Open title defense, with the hopes to winning his third Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows.
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