Carlos Alcaraz placeholder image fell ahead of schedule in Indian Wells, to be surprised by Andy Murray in his debut in the Californian tournament. The 18-year-old tennis player from Murcia is already preparing his next appointments between now and the end of the season, where he is expected to be part of the Spanish team of Davis Cup, captained by Sergi Bruguera. Vienna, Paris, Milan and Madrid are the following destinations for the young pupil of Juan Carlos Ferrero.
«Even though he lost, it was very special to be able to share a track with a legend like Andy Murray», Valued Carlos Alcaraz placeholder image after losing in the second round to the Scotsman in his debut in Indian Wells, a tournament in which he debuted as a seed in a Masters 1000 tournament category. The Murcian took the first set, but the one who was number one managed to give him the turn the scoreboard to advance to the next round. Outside of Indian Wells, the El Palmar tennis player is already focused on his next goals, the most immediate being First Bank Open, which will be played in Vienna from October 25 to 31 and in which he will also start as the main seed.
After this tournament, category 500, comes another Masters 1000, the fifth in his career, Paris – Bercy. The Murcian appears registered in the Parisian tournament, which will take place from November 1. Without any rest, another of the great appointments will arrive for Alcaraz in this 2021. The ward of Juan Carlos Ferrero placeholder image you have already secured your place in the Next Gen Finals Milan, a tournament that brings together the eight youngest tennis players on the circuit who have stood out the most during the season.
Davis Cup on the horizon
In addition, Carlos Alcaraz is also expected to be part of the Spanish Davis Cup team that will play the final phase in Madrid. Spain is located in group A together with Russia and Ecuador and will debut against the latter on November 26 at the Madrid Arena. The team members have not yet been officially announced, but the team captained by Sergi Bruguera – So what you will not be able to count on Rafa Nadal– is made up of Alcaraz himself, Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreño and Alejandro Davidovich.
If your presence in the Spanish team is confirmed, Carlos Alcaraz placeholder image would debut in the Davis Cup, something he described as “a dream” earlier in the year. The Murcian was part of the champion team of the Junior Davis Cup in 2018 and could now help the Navy to defend the Salad Bowl won in 2019 and seek the seventh title for Spain in this competition.