Zverev talks highly about Carlos Alcaraz: ” He is incredible”

Alexander Zverev believes Carlos Alcaraz already qualifies for the Hall of Fame despite losing to him in the French Open final.

Alcaraz And Zverev

After losing to Carlos Alcaraz in the French Open final, Alexander Zverev thinks the Spaniard already deserves a spot in the Hall of Fame. After winning the US Open and Wimbledon, Alcaraz captured his maiden Roland-Garros title and his third Grand Slam victory overall.

Before trailing 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1, and 6-2 in four hours and 19 minutes on Court Philippe-Chatrier, the 21-year-old overcame a setdown to collect the trophy in Paris, following in the footsteps of his compatriot Rafael Nadal.

The world has been amazed by Alcaraz’s rise to the top of the men’s tennis rankings, and in his post-match remarks, Zverev stated that he believed the young player had already been admitted into the sport’s Hall of Fame based on his achievements to date.

Zverev expressed his remarks about Alcaraz and said: “Congratulations, Carlos. A third Grand Slam, 21 years old. It’s incredible. You’ve won three different ones. It’s an amazing career already; you’re already a Hall of Famer. You’ve already achieved so much, and you’re only 21 years old. Incredible player, and not the last time you’re going to win this.”

Zverev further lauded Alcaraz’s skills and said: “He played fantastic. He played better than me in the fourth and fifth sets. It’s how it is. I felt like in this Grand Slam final, I did everything I could. At the US Open, I kind of gave it away myself. It’s a bit different.”

Carlos Alcaraz in 2024

Carlos Alcaraz

25 - 5win/loss

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

Now the world no.2, Alcaraz played his last match on the 9th of June when he overcame world no.4 Alexander Zverev 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1 6-2 in the final of the French Open to win his 15th career title.

This year Alcaraz achieved an overall 25-5 match record. Carlos clinched 2 titles in 2024 in Indian Wells and French Open.

Alcaraz
French Open
Alcaraz's Record

Alexander Zverev in 2024

Alexander Zverev

34 - 10win/loss

Hard
18-6
Clay
16-4
27 year old
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2024 Highlights

Ranked no.4, Zverev played his last encounter on the 9th of June when he lost to world no.2 Carlos Alcaraz 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1 6-2 in the final of the French Open (draw).

This season Zverev has managed to achieve a composed 34-10 win-loss record. Alexander conquered 2 titles in 2024 in Australia and Rome. The German was the runner-up at the French Open.

Zverev clinched 2 titles in 2024 in Australia and Rome. The German got to the final at the French Open.

The German won 23 titles in his career: 8 on hard courts, 8 on clay courts and 7 on indoor courts. (See the list of his titles)

Zverev
French Open
Zverev's Record

Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev squared off 12 times. Their record is 7-5 for Zverev. Previously, the last time they competed against each other, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1 6-2 in the final in Paris (French Open) on the 9th of June 2024.

In the following video you can watch the key moments of their match.

Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev

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