Carlos Alcaraz starts his community welfare foundation, raises $12 million


Carlos Alcaraz starts his community welfare foundation, raises $12 million

Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, the youngest World No.1 in ATP history and the 2022 US Open champion, has decided to build his Foundation for charitable purposes. This Foundation will bear its name and the organization aims to promote social and solidarity actions. The 19-year-old has been able to bag a whopping $12 million this year. More interestingly, he is ranked 10th on the List of highest-paid tennis players of 2022.

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As reported by the Spanish newspaper MARCA, the organization has already completed the notarial process and the official announcement regarding it will be made soon. For those uninitiated, the Foundation is essentially planning to organize exhibition matches. In these matches, the best players around the world, both male and female tennis players will compete against each other.

Many youngsters will also be given the chance to showcase their talents and hone their skills through these exhibition matches. However, the highlight of the matches will be Carlos Alcaraz. Carlos Alcaraz is in Abu Dhabi, UAE to play some exhibition matches at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships before the start of the new season in January.

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Carlos Alcaraz wins the Most Improved Player of the Year Award

Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz

The 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz received another accolade for his amazing performances this year. He won the ATP Most Improved Player of the Year Award. The Spaniard started the 2022 season as World No.31 in the ATP rankings. However, as the season progressed, he showed his class. He won the Rio Open, Miami Open, Italian Open, and Madrid Open before winning the US Open in 2022. This was the first Grand Slam title of his career.

The young Spaniard was competing against Holger Rune, Maxime Cressy, and Jack Draper. However, the jury chose the young Spaniard as the right candidate for this award. Moreover, his coach, Juan Carlos Ferrero is also honored with the Coach of the Year Award. Meanwhile, Holger Rune laid his hands on the Newcomer of the Year Award. Borna Coric received the Comeback Player of the Year Award. Casper Ruud won the prestigious Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award. The recipient of this award is chosen by the ATP players.

Furthermore, the 21-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal won the Fans’ Favorite Award. The British legend Andy Murray won the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award. Doubles players are also received honors. Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski won the ATP Most Improved Players of the Year Award in the doubles category. The all-Australian player was voted by fans for the Fan’s Favorite Player of the Year award.

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