Carlos Alcaraz shares a lovely message for Rafael Nadal after his retirement from the French Open

Alcaraz And Nadal
Rafael Nadal received well wishes from Carlos Alcaraz, who also assured his idol that he is hoping for a successful 2024 campaign and a memorable final year. Nadal, who will turn 37 in June, declared on Thursday that he will not be competing in the French Open and that he intended to play his final season of competition in 2024.
Nadal made every effort to recuperate from a psoas ailment in time for the clay season, but that didn’t work out.
This was Carlitos message translated from Spanish: “Very painful and sad for everyone that you can’t be at Roland Garros or play more this year, but I hope that 2024 will be a great season for you and that you can say goodbye like the great champion you are!”

Carlos Alcaraz in 2023

Carlos Alcaraz

30 - 3win/loss

20 year old
2023 Highlights

Currently ranked no.2, Carlos played his last match on the 15th of May when he was overcome by world no.135 Fabian Marozsan 6-3 7-6(4) in the 3rd round in Rome (draw).

This season the Spaniard has managed to achieve a composed 30-3 record. The Spaniard has won 4 titles in 2023 in Buenos Aires, Indian Wells, Barcelona and Madrid. Carlos was the finalist in Rio de Janeiro.

Alcaraz has scheduled to compete next at the French Open (French Open). He will begin to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 28th of May.

Alcaraz's Record

Rafael Nadal in 2023

Rafael Nadal

1 - 3win/loss

36 year old
2023 Highlights

Ranked world no.14, Rafael played his last match on the 18th of January when he capitulated to world no.55 Mackenzie Mcdonald 6-4 6-4 7-5 in the 2nd round of the Australian Open (draw).

This season Nadal has an overall 1-3 match record.

Nadal is scheduled to play next at the French Open (French Open). He will start from the main draw that will commence on the 28th of May.

Australian Open
Nadal's Record

Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal clashed against each other 3 times. Their record is 2-1 for Nadal. The last time they played each other, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-2 1-6 6-3 in the quarter in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open) in May 2022.

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