Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz

Height: 5ft 7in / 1.75m

Age: 19 (May 5 2003)

Career High: 1

Titles: 6

Plays: Right-Handed, Two-Handed Backhand


  • At the age of 19, Alcaraz is the youngest men’s World No. 1, and the first teenager in the Open Era to top the men’s rankings
  • His victory at the US Open in September 2022 saw him become the youngest Grand Slam men’s champion since his idol Rafael Nadal at the 2005 French Open
  • Alcaraz broke into the Top 5 in July 2022 at the age of 19 (youngest since 2005), into Top 10 at the age of 18 in April 2022 (youngest since 2005) and Top 20 at the age of 18 in February 2022 (youngest since 1993)
  • Alcaraz became the youngest ATP Tour champion since 2008 in Umag, Croatia, in 2021, and the youngest ATP 500 champion in history (Rio de Janeiro, 2022)
  • He became the third-youngest champion at any ATP Masters 1000 series event and the second-youngest player to win two (2022 Miami, 2022 Madrid)
  • Alcaraz is the youngest player to beat both Nadal and Djokovic – and the first to do so at the same clay-court event. He beat them on back-to-back days on route to the 2022 Madrid title
  • Alcaraz advanced to the Grand Slam quarterfinals at the 2021 US Open and 2022 French Open, becoming the youngest men’s quarterfinalist at a US Open in the Open Era and at any Grand Slam since Michael Chang in 1990

Fun Facts

  • Alcaraz acquired his tennis skills in a training facility run by his father
  • Former World No. 1, Juan Carlos Ferrero, is Alcaraz’s coach
  • Prior to every match, Alcaraz has been known to play chess and takes a nap as part of his ritual