There is no one currently better than the Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz. The youngster’s rise has been meteoric and he continues to put up the numbers.
Alcaraz is currently ranked no.1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and is also the reigning US Open champion.
Many rate the teenager as the natural successor to his legendary compatriot Raphael Nadal, who is ranked no.2 in singles in the world by the ATP. Alcaraz’s achievements have seen him make history as the youngest men’s player to be ranked no.1 at the age of 19.
Biography and age
Alcaraz was born in El Palmar, Murcia, Spain, on May 5, 2003, and is, therefore, currently 19 years old.
He made his ATP main-draw debut in February 2020 and has since gone on to win six career titles.
Height and weight
The world’s no.1 is 1.85 meters tall and weighs 74 kilograms.
Family, wife/girlfriend, children, parents, siblings
Carlos Alcaraz comes from a family of very reserved people. His parents are Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez (father) and Virginia Garfia Escandon (mother).
He has three siblings – all boys – named Alvaro Alcaraz, Sergio Alcaraz and Jaime Alcaraz. His eldest brother, Alvaro, is said to be an actor.
The tennis has been very private on his relationship, but reports suggest he’s dating Maria Gonzalez Gimenez, who is also a tennis player. Alcaraz has no children yet.
There is little information about where Alcaraz attended college, but his tennis career began at the Real Sociedad Club de Campo de Murcia before he later joined the Equelite JC Ferrero Sport Academy in 2018.
Alcaraz is currently coached by former world no.1 Juan Carlos Ferrero.
He is ranked no.1 in the world by the ATP.
Prize money, salary, and net worth
Alcaraz’s impressive wins have earned him over $6.5 million in prize money on the ATP Tour in both singles and doubles combined since he began his career.
He, however, has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Instagram and Twitter handles
Alcaraz has over 444,000 followers on Instagram and 2.1 million followers on Instagram.