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Carlos Alcaraz Biography

Spanish Tennis Player

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Carlos Alcaraz Garfia (born 5 May 2003), known popularly as Carlos Alcaraz is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is widely recognized for his exceptional skills and achievements in the sport. Alcaraz has risen to prominence as one of the top-ranked tennis players in the world. He hails from Spain and has made significant contributions to the sport through his remarkable performances in various tournaments, including winning the Wimbledon Championships in 2023 and the US Open in 2022. Alcaraz’s talent and dedication have earned him numerous accolades, including multiple ATP Tour-level singles titles and recognition as the youngest man to reach the top of the ATP rankings.

Carlos Alcaraz
Full Name Carlos Alcaraz Garfia
Born May 5, 2023 (age 0)
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Tennis Player
Relationship Status Single
Awards Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year (2023)
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Early Life and Education

  • Carlos Alcaraz Garfia was born on 5 May 2003 in El Palmar, Murcia, Spain. He grew up in a supportive family environment, with his parents Carlos Alcaraz González and Virginia Garfia Escandón.
  • Alcaraz’s passion for tennis was evident from an early age. He began playing tennis at the Real Sociedad Club de Campo de Murcia, where his father served as the tennis academy director.
  • In 2018, he joined Juan Carlos Ferrero’s Equelite JC Ferrero Sport Academy, which provided him with professional training and further opportunities to develop his skills.


  • Alcaraz made his ATP main-draw debut at the Rio Open in February 2020, receiving a wildcard for the singles main draw. He impressed with a victory over Albert Ramos Viñolas.
  • In 2021, at the age of 17, Alcaraz made his Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open, becoming the youngest participant in the men’s singles category. He displayed remarkable talent by winning his first Grand Slam match.
  • Throughout his career, Alcaraz has achieved notable milestones and breakthroughs. He reached his first ATP Tour final at the 2021 Croatia Open Umag, where he emerged as the champion, defeating Richard Gasquet. This victory made him the youngest tour-level champion since Kei Nishikori in 2008.
  • Alcaraz continued to excel in subsequent tournaments, reaching the quarterfinals of the US Open in the same year and winning the year-end Next Generation ATP Finals in Milan.
  • In 2022, Alcaraz’s career soared to new heights. He claimed his first major singles title at the US Open, becoming the youngest man in history and the first teenager in the Open Era to top the sin gles rankings.
  • Alcaraz went on to win multiple titles, including the Rio Open, Miami Open, Barcelona Open, and Madrid Open. His performances propelled him into the top 10 rankings and established him as one of the top contenders in the tennis world.
  • In 2023, Alcaraz continued his success by winning the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year award and capturing his second major singles title at Wimbledon, defeating Novak Djokovic in the final.

Awards and Nominations

  • Winner of the 2023 Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year award.
  • Winner of the Wimbledon Championships in 2023.
  • Winner of the US Open in 2022.
  • Winner of multiple ATP Tour-level singles titles.
  • Winner of four Masters 1000 titles.

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