Boris Becker ranks the Big-3 ahead of ‘better player’ Carlos Alcaraz

Boris Becker thinks that Carlos Alcaraz in future will be able to get the same kind of status as The Big Three.


Boris Becker ranks the Big-3 ahead of ‘better player’ Carlos Alcaraz

Boris Becker wants Carlos Alcaraz to do more to gain popularity like The Big Three

Boris Becker wants the current World No.2 Carlos Alcaraz to do more than just playing tennis to increase his fan base and his standing in the eyes of the people across the world. He considers the Spaniard is not just a tennis icon but also a sporting hero. He also compared him with the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

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The German tennis legend believes Carlos Alcaraz has more to offer to the world than just tennis. He is a cultural icon and like The Big Three, his popularity can transcend beyond the boundaries of tennis.

The Tennis Letter shared an excerpt of Boris Becker’s statements on social media.

Boris Becker: “Federer, Nadal & Djokovic weren’t only tennis heroes, they are sporting heroes & cultural icons. You talk about Carlos Alcaraz as the next hot thing. He plays great & has the full package as a tennis superstar. But there’s a lot more to it than playing tennis”,”the caption read.

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Boris Becker after release from prison is busy promoting his new tell-all documentary “Boom! Boom! The World Vs. Boris Becker“. This documentary captures the life of the German tennis legend, his rise and fall and many until now unknown facets of his life.

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Carlos Alcaraz will not play in the Monte-Carlo Masters

Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz

The Spaniard was looking in great touch in the Sunshine Doubles. After he could not participate in the Australian Open, because of an injury, he came back strongly to make it to the finals of the Argentina Open and the Rio Open. He subsequently, went on to win the Indian Wells Open and reached the semi-final round of the Miami Open. Here he lost to Jannik Sinner.

However, after numerous feats to his name this season, the injuries again began to horrify Carlos Alcaraz. Although, rumors about his injury are circulating on mainstream media and social media, there has not been any official word from his team. Meanwhile, it has been confirmed that he will not be playing in the Monte-Carlo Masters.

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After the Australian Open, this is the second biggest event, the current World No.2 shall be missing this season. Although, this can create some pressure on his ranking it will not lead him to fall in the ATP rankings as both Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev are quite behind him in terms of ranking points.

For Carlos Alcaraz fans, his absence from the Monte-Carlo Masters will be a cause of worry. But they will be hoping that he will make a return on the courts soon healthier for the rest of the clay swing.

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