Rafael Nadal names his comeback tournament, asks Carlos Alcaraz to join him at doubles in preparation for Olympics 2024

Alcaraz is looking to enjoy a week vacation at Ibiza before his grass season kickstarts.


Rafael Nadal names his comeback tournament, asks Carlos Alcaraz to join him at doubles in preparation for Olympics 2024

Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal (Via Imago)

Tennis fans have long awaited the partnership of Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz, who symbolize the old and new generations of Spanish tennis talent. Reports now suggest that their doubles team could debut even earlier than the intended Paris Olympics.

Nadal looks likely not to play at Wimbledon after the French Open disappointment. The 37-year-old intends to stay in the clay season mood because the Paris Olympics will be held at the Roland Garros. He has always admitted that one of his priorities is to play at the Paris Olympics, which starts on July 27.

However, in recent months talks about Nadal’s partnership with Alcaraz have continued to grow stronger despite no confirmation from both camps. Nadal has been reluctant to reveal most of his plans recently but was happy to watch Alcaraz win the French Open yesterday. The Spaniard congratulated his fellow countryman on social media for claiming his first Roland Garros title.

Nonetheless, the Paris Olympics means a lot to Rafael Nadal. And some reports suggest he is intending to play in the ATP 500 Hamburg Open from July 15-21 in preparation for the Olympics. But, he is aiming to lure Alcaraz to partner with him in the tournament doubles as a good preparation for the Olympics.

Rafa wants to convince Carlos Alcaraz to play a tournament together on land and if not they will go directly to the Olympic Games, that the tennis tournament starts on July 27.

Angel Garcia claimed via COPE

Additionally, there are similar reports which claim that Novak Djokovic could also play at the Hamburg Open, in preparation for the Paris Olympics.

Carlos Alcaraz to celebrate Roland Garros victory at Ibiza

Carlos Alcaraz celebrated with friends, family, and the coaching team yesterday after beating Alexander Zverev to claim his maiden French Open title. The 21-year-old has yet to lose any Grand Slam final in his illustrious career.

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Carlos Alcaraz with his French Open trophy (Image via Imago)

There are reports that he will be visiting Ibiza, Spain, to celebrate his French Open victory and relax ahead of the grass-court season.

There is no Spanish city that Carlos Alcaraz has visited more than Ibiza. He loves it, he wants to celebrate Roland Garros there and spend a few days on vacation.
Angel Garcia said

It seems Alcaraz is intending to take the same routine he did last year. He will play at the Queen’s tournament before the Wimbledon which starts on July 1.

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