Medvedev explains why Carlos Alcaraz has so many fans

Medvedev cites Alcaraz's aesthetic game as reason for popularity, emphasizing beauty of shots, contrasting with personal focus on results.

Medvedev Explains Why Carlos Alcaraz Has So Many Fans

Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev recently shed light on the meteoric rise of Spanish sensation Carlos Alcaraz, attributing his popularity to the aesthetic appeal of his game. While speaking to reporters, Medvedev emphasized the allure of Alcaraz’s beautiful shots, which have swiftly garnered him a legion of fans worldwide.

“People want to see beautiful shots, that’s why Alcaraz quickly got a lot of fans,” Medvedev stated. Reflecting on his own playing style, Medvedev acknowledged that he too could execute such shots but prioritizes results over aesthetics. “I could do it too but I don’t think I would have the same results. And the result is more important to me than the aesthetic of shots,” he remarked.

Alcaraz, who has been hailed as one of the most promising talents in the tennis world, has captivated audiences with his dynamic playing style and remarkable shot-making abilities. His fearless approach on the court, coupled with his knack for producing breathtaking winners, has endeared him to fans of the sport.

Medvedev’s remarks offer insight into the evolving landscape of tennis fandom, where the appeal of aesthetics plays a significant role in capturing the imagination of spectators. While some players prioritize achieving tangible results, others, like Alcaraz, command attention through the sheer beauty of their game.

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Now ranked no.4, the Russian played his last match on the 29th of March when he surrendered to world no.3 Jannik Sinner 6-1 6-2 in the semifinal in Miami (draw).

Currently, during this season Medvedev owns an overall 18-4 match record. Daniil Medvedev’s most significant result of the present year was getting to the final at the Australian Open and Indian Wells.

Medvedev will compete next in Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters (Monte–Carlo). He will start to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 7th of April.

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