Carlos Alcaraz tattoos: What do they mean and what are their significance?

The meaning behind the triple Cs

Carlos Alcaraz tattoos: What do they mean and what are their significance?

Carlos Alcaraz and his tattoos (Credits: Tennis World and Mundo Deportivo)

Carlos Alcaraz, a rising tennis player, has had a memorable 2023 so far, marked by winning two grass court events, the Queen’s Club Championship and Wimbledon. Last year, the Spaniard won his maiden Grand Slam at the US Open and climbed to the top of the ATP rankings, establishing himself as a force to be reckoned with on the court. 2022 was nevertheless a year of great personal progress, as symbolized by his first and only tattoo, the ‘Three Cs‘ phrase.

The ‘Three Cs, which stand for “Head” (cabeza), “Heart” (corazon), and “Balls” (cojones) in Spanish, have a profound meaning for Alcaraz, which was instilled in him by his grandfather, to whom he thanks his success. The phrase embodies the young tennis prodigy’s enthusiasm, courage, and mental fortitude in both his life and his game.

Carlos Alcaraz’s net worth is around $25 million and he revealed the tattoo on his left wrist on Instagram last year, explaining how the statement fits his personality and playing style. During the ATP Masters 1000 in Miami last year, the first win of his career, he declared, “My grandfather always told me to focus on the Three Cs: head, heart, and balls.” This message accompanies him for all the seasons that will follow in the young Spaniard’s life.

Another tattoo that the world number one has is the date when he won the US Open in 2022. He defeated Casper Rudd in four sets on September 11.

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2023 a Rollercoaster for Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz (Credit: Twitter)

Carlos Alcaraz’s parents are Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez and Virginia Garfia and he has had a flurry of highs and lows in the 2023 season, demonstrating his exceptional talent and resilience on the court. The youthful phenom has enthralled the tennis world with his extraordinary accomplishments, from reaching the peak of the global rankings to suffering injury setbacks.

Alcaraz confirmed his retirement from the Australian Open in January owing to a hamstring injury developed during training. Despite losing the world No. 1 ranking to eventual winner Novak Djokovic, he maintained the position for an astounding 20 weeks. In his return to the Golden Swing in South America, Alcaraz won his seventh career victory at the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires. In a stunning victory, he defeated the second seed, Cameron Norrie, and made history by becoming the event’s first teenager to win.

Alcaraz had another chance to impress at the French Open when he reached the semifinals. However, a difficult encounter against Djokovic, along with cramps at the start of the third set, led to his downfall.

Djokovic recaptured the No. 1 position and went on to win the tournament. Undaunted, Alcaraz demonstrated his versatility on multiple surfaces, winning his first career grass victory at the Queen’s Club Championships. In a dominant performance, he defeated Australian Alex de Minaur in straight sets, reclaiming his world No. 1 ranking. Recently, he won his first Wimbledon trophy by defeating Djokovic. Carlos Alcaraz’s net worth is around $25 million.

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