Shortly after Carlos Alcaraz captured the first Grand Slam of his career, the women’s US Open champion Iga Swiatek reacted on Twitter. “Congratulations, Carlos Alcaraz, and to you Casper Ruud as well! What a ride,” Swiatek wrote on Twitter.
Alcaraz responded in about 30 minutes. “Happy to win my first US Open same year as you! Congrats Iga!”
This is not the first time Swiatek was impressed by Carlos Alcaraz.
Happy to win my first US Open same year as you! Congrats Iga! 🤜🏻🤝🏻 — Carlos Alcaraz (@carlosalcaraz) September 12, 2022
The Polish WTA world number one was amazed by Alcaraz’s performance in Madrid. "I honestly didn't watch any matches, but I want to watch highlights for sure. I'm going to do that. I didn't have time because, like, last couple of days have been really busy for me in terms of practicing.
I'm going to do that for sure because what he's doing is amazing. Yeah, wow, like winning against Rafa and Novak on the same tournament, just crazy," Swiatek said at the time.
Rafael Nadal congratulates Alcaraz
Besides Swiatek, another top player that congratulated Carlos Alcaraz after his victory against Casper Ruud in the US Open final was Rafael Nadal.
“Congratulations on your first Major title and no. 1, Carlos. It's a culmination of your first great season, with many more to come. Great effort, Casper; I'm proud of you. Tough luck today, but an amazing tournament and the season.
Keep going," Rafael Nadal said.
Alcaraz conquers former tennis star
Carlos Alcaraz’s talent is leaving many tennis players and former ones in awe, including Ashley Harkleroad. Carlos Alcaraz is the new favorite tennis player of Ashley Harkleroad, a former tennis player turned PlayBoy and OnlyFans model.
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