“Call me Carlitos” Carlos Alcaraz reveals why he dislikes being called ‘Carlos’

Carlos Alcaraz in an interview reveals that he doesn't like to be called Carlos due to this reason

Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, the number 9 ranked player on the ATP ranking list, is coming after a tournament win in Barcelona. Alcaraz is the hottest player in the tennis world right now. He has met the expectations that people had from the young star. He has been touted as Rafa Nadal’s successor, and he already has three tournaments in 2022, including the ATP 1000 tournament, and the Miami Open 2022.

Alcaraz is dangerous on all surfaces and is one of the named favorites for the upcoming Roland-Garros. He is present in Madrid to participate in Mutua Madrid Open and is one of the crowd favorites as he plays in front of the home crowd. Alcaraz has entered the second round in Madrid after a quite comfortable first-round victory against Nikoloz Basilashvili.

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Carlos Alcaraz doesn’t like to feel he’s very grown-up

Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz said in the post-match interview with Alex Corretja: “I don’t like being called Carlos. I like Carlitos or Charlie. Honestly, Carlos seems very serious to me, and it seems that I have done something wrong”.

Alex Corretja was a Grand Slam runner-up twice (in 1998 and 2001) at the French Open and won the ATP Tour World Championships in 1998, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No. 2 during his career. Alcaraz was interviewed by Corretja, and he revealed that he doesn’t like to feel like a grown-up. He feels that calling him Carlitos or even Charlie for non-Spanish speakers would be fine. But Carlos he doesn’t feel like being called that.

Alcaraz has a tough draw here in Madrid as he might have to face Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic too if he wants to enter the finals of the Madrid Open. Fans are hyped for any of the previous matchups.

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