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Carlos Alcaraz’s Endearing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Admission on Tennis Idols Has No Room for Novak Djokovic


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Spanish tennis prodigy Carlos Alcaraz surprised his fans by revealing the name of the person against whom he would like to play a game of tennis. To his fans, Alcaraz has been a dedicated admirer of Rafael Nadal. Recently, this young tennis star played an exhibition match against the Spaniard for Netflix Slam 2 and defeated him. The moment was truly epic for both Alcaraz and his fans to witness such a victory.

Alcaraz’s admiration for Roger Federer has also been vocal. The little Alcaraz spoke about seeking inspiration from the Swiss maestro. In his recent interview, Alcaraz delved deeper into his perceptions of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. However, despite mentioning two elite tennis players, Alcaraz ignored Serbian tennis god Novak Djokovic‘s name in his response.

Rafael Nadal’s fan, Carlos Alcaraz, relies on Roger Federer while speaking about a dream tennis match


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Carlos Alcaraz recently attended an interview on the Tennis Channel, where he spoke with Steve Weissman and Prakash Amritraj about his tennis dreams and more. At one point, Amritraj asked Alcaraz about any legend from another era with whom he would like to have a match. In his response, Alcaraz surprised his fans as he mentioned someone apart from Nadal. In Alcaraz’s words, “well, I always say that, my idol has been always Rafa but yeah, I want to say that I really want to play like Roger. I’m not, I’m not going to lie. You know, his style, his elegance on the court is something amazing. And, I think I’ve, said many times My game I think it’s more similar than Roger’s. “


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Alcaraz’s statement revealed that he admires Federer’s skills and tennis style. However, he can’t start this conversation without ignoring the legend of his country, Nadal. Nonetheless, fans were surprised to see Alcaraz not mention the world’s number-one ATP star Novak Djokovic’s name in his response.

Junior Alcaraz revealed Federer’s name as his idol when he was only twelve

After Alcaraz’s debut Grand Slam victory at the 2022 US Open, a video surfaced on the internet, where fans spotted twelve-year-old Alcaraz naming Federer as his idol. Now, after Alcaraz’s debut Grand Slam win, the Spanish tennis star spoke about his inspirations in the field of tennis. He said, “I’m trying to see the trainings of the best players, Dan Evans, I think he plays very well on grass. I’m trying to copy some things from the best ones. I always watch videos of Federer, Djokovic, Rafa, and Andy as well, trying to copy the moves and stuff from them.


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Carlos Alcaraz’s response revealed the Spaniard’s admiration for the Swiss tennis legend. At the same time, Alacarz revealed that his love for Nadal has not decreased a bit. Nevertheless, this Spanish tennis prodigy focused on the Federer-Nadal duo by ignoring Djokovic.

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