Roger Federer ended one of Alcaraz’s dreams


Roger Federer announced this Thursday his retirement from the professional tennis circuit when he played a Laver Cup Next week. In this way, the Swiss 41 years old, winner of 20 Grand Slamswill leave the new number 1 in the world, Carlos Alcaraz, with a wish to fulfill.

“I want to play against Federer, although at the moment I think my options are limited. I also want to beat a member of the Big 3 in a Grand Slam”he said recently in an interview with the Spanish media present in New York, after winning the US Open.

No wonder the Murcian was speechless when he heard the news. The Murcian champion reacted to the Swiss’ farewell with a simple “Roger…” and an emoticon of a broken heart.

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Alcaraz was measured in Rafael Nadal on three occasions. He lost to Manacorí in Madrid 2021 and in Indian Wells in March, but managed to beat the third, last May in the quarterfinals of Madrid.

For his part, Alcaraz was measured Novak Djokovic after defeating Nadal in Madrid, beat the Serbian 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) in the Madrid semifinal. However, he will not be able to fatten his record in fighting the third and final member of the ‘Big Three’ who has yet to measure up.

When he was young, when he performed at Roland Garros sub-13, in an interview, the then little Alcaraz assured that his idol was Roger Federer. He will not be able to fulfill his dream of trying to beat his benchmark in an ATP tournament.

Source: La Verdad


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