Carlos Alcaraz has reached a milestone in the live rankings after reaching the final in Umag. The new Spanish sensation will be the new world number 4 on Monday.
Carlito has just turned 19 and that means that he will be the 6th youngest player to be ranked the number 4 in the world, entering a special “top-10 club” alongside the likes of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic
carlos alcaraz will be monday the 6th youngest player to be ranked number 4 in the world pic.twitter.com/WyBqbPdcBM
— Luca Brancher (@LucaBeck) July 31, 2022
Alcaraz in Umag, ranking, and results in 2022
Ranked world no.5 (career-high), Carlos has a compiled 42-6 record in 2022. Carlos is now competing in Umag where he toppled the world no.117 Norbert Gombos 6-2 6-3, the world no.120 Facundo Bagnis 6-0 6-4 and the world no.168 Giulio Zeppieri 7-5 4-6 6-3.
The Spaniard has won 4 titles in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, in Miami, in Barcelona and in Madrid. Alcaraz was the runner-up in Hamburg (Hamburg European Open).
Alcaraz won 5 titles in his career: 1 on hard courts and 4 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)
Rafael Nadal in 2022
This season Nadal has achieved a compiled 35-3 match record. Nadal has won 4 titles in 2022 in Melbourne, at the Australian Open, in Acapulco and at the French Open. Rafael got to the final in Indian Wells.
Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal fought against each other 3 times. Their current record is 2-1 for Nadal. The last time they squared off, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-2 1-6 6-3 in the quarter in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open) on the 6th of May 2022.
You can see them in action in the following highlights.
Novak Djokovic in 2022
Ranked world no.7, the Serbian played his last match on the 10th of July when he overcame world no.47 Nick Kyrgios 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6(3) in the final in Wimbledon to win his 88th career title.
This season the Serbian has a 23-5 record. The Serbian has won 2 titles in 2022 in Rome and in Wimbledon. Novak was the finalist in Belgrade.
Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal
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