LIVE RANKINGS. Why Carlos Alcaraz will not snatch the word no.1 from Djokovic if he wins Madrid

Carlos Alcaraz is expected to be ranked number one in the near future, but needs to wait until he surpasses Novak Djokovic.

Carlos Alcaraz Live Rankings

It is widely accepted that Carlos Alcaraz will be ranked number one for many years in the near future. However, it seems that the Spanish sensation needs to wait a bit longer, even if he defends his title in Madrid. According to the live rankings, if Carlitos conquers the title in Spain, he will be only five points (6770 vs. 6775) shy of the current world number one, Novak Djokovic, who did not take part in the Madrid Open.

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Atp Live Rankings

Alcaraz in Madrid, ranking, and results in 2023

Carlos Alcaraz

25 - 5win/loss

Hard
13-2
Clay
12-3
21 year old
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2024 Highlights

Currently ranked no.2, Carlos has achieved a compiled 26-2 win-loss record in 2023. Carlos is participating in Madrid where he bested the world no.41 Emil Ruusuvuori 2-6 6-4 6-2, the world no.32 Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 7-5 and the world no.16 Alexander Zverev 6-1 6-2.

Carlos Alcaraz will take on the world no.12 Karen Khachanov in the quarter on Wednesday at 4:00 pm on MANOLO SANTANA STADIUM. Their head to head is 2-0 for Alcaraz.

Alcaraz has won 3 titles in 2023 in Buenos Aires, Indian Wells and Barcelona. The Spaniard reached the final in Rio de Janeiro (Rio Open).

Carlos won 9 titles in his career: 3 on hard courts and 6 on clay courts. (See the list of his titles)

Alcaraz is scheduled to play next in Rome (Internazionali BNL d’Italia). He will start the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 10th of May.

Alcaraz
Madrid
Alcaraz's Record
Alcaraz
Projected
Draw

Novak Djokovic in 2023

Novak Djokovic

18 - 6win/loss

Hard
8-3
Clay
10-3
37 year old
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2024 Highlights

Now ranked no.1, Djokovic played his last match on the 21st of April when he capitulated to world no.40 Dusan Lajovic 6-4 7-6(6) in the quarter in Banja Luka (draw).

At the moment, during this season Novak has a compiled 17-3 win-loss record. Novak has won 2 titles in 2023 in Adelaide and Australian Open.

Djokovic has scheduled to play next in Rome (Internazionali BNL d’Italia). He will begin to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 10th of May.

Djokovic
Banja Luka
Djokovic's Record

Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic squared off just on 1 occasion. The head to head is 1-0 for Alcaraz. When they played, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-7(5) 7-5 7-6(5) in the semifinal in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open) in May 2022.

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Carlos Alcaraz

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