What religion does Carlos Alcaraz follow?

The 20-year-old Spaniard believes in a higher force.


What religion does Carlos Alcaraz follow?

Carlos Alcaraz (Image via Tennis Infinity)

Carlos Alcaraz, the 20-year-old Spanish tennis sensation who recently won Wimbledon, has caught the hearts of sports fans all over the world with his extraordinary talent and passion for the game. As the budding star’s career soars, his personal views have also come to the forefront, showing that Alcaraz is a Christian.

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Alcaraz‘s Christian religion has been an important element of his life and career as a professional athlete. Born in Murcia, Spain, he was exposed to Christian doctrines and ideals from a young age. He has freely stated that his faith has played a big influence in defining his character, directing his judgments, and providing him with inner strength and perseverance on and off the court as his tennis career has progressed.

During post-match interviews, Alcaraz has discussed how his faith has helped him have a healthy perspective amidst the strains of professional tennis. His success may be attributed not just to his hard work and dedication, but also to his faith in a higher force and the support of his family and team. While his Christian convictions are central to his life, he remains focused on his tennis career, always polishing his art to achieve new heights.

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Carlos Alcaraz’s early life

Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz (Credits: Twitter and CNN)

Carlos Alcaraz Garfia was born on the 5th of May 2003 in El Palmar, Murcia, Spain. He is the second of four siblings, born to Carlos Alcaraz González and Virginia Garfia Escandón, and grew up in a close-knit family that has played an important role in defining his career.

Alcaraz displayed a natural interest in tennis at a young age, which was not surprising given his father’s involvement in the sport. Carlos Alcaraz González, his father, was the director of the tennis academy at the Real Sociedad Club de Campo de Murcia, popularly known as the Royal Society Murciashire Club. Young Alcaraz took his first steps at this very club.

Alcaraz’s passion for tennis grew as his talent grew, culminating in his enrolment in the famed Juan Carlos Ferrero’s Equelite JC Ferrero Sport Academy in 2018. His skills improved dramatically under the guidance of former world No. 1 and Grand Slam champion Juan Carlos Ferrero. He discovered the ideal place to develop his talent at this place, which was surrounded by world-class training facilities and trainers. Ferrero, who saw Alcaraz’s enormous potential, was instrumental in developing his game and instilling in him the discipline and commitment required to excel in the sport. Carlos Alcaraz’s parents are Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez and Virginia Garfia.

Alcaraz made his junior circuit debut in 2019, attracting the eye of tennis fans worldwide with his outstanding exploits. His progress continued, as he became the youngest player in 15 years to reach the semi-finals of an ATP Challenger Tour event in Alicante, Spain, in September 2020. With each victory, Alcaraz’s name grew more and he came well-known in the tennis world, and his rise to prominence became unavoidable. His extraordinary accomplishments at such a young age have attracted comparisons to some of the sport’s greatest legends.

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