Posted on January 1, 2021 at 8:35 p.m. by BC
Toni Nadal, uncle of the Spanish champion, admitted in his column to El Pais that Carlos Alcaraz (17) had all the qualities required to grow to be Rafael Nadal’s alternative in the future.
Yes Roger Federer (39) solely performed six matches in 2020, Novak Djokovic (33) and Rafael Nadal (34), for his or her half, as soon as once more dominated the circuit ATP this season. The Spaniard notably managed to win his thirteenth Roland Garros, permitting him to win a twentieth Grand Slam title and equal the report of Federer. But the retirement hour is approaching for these tennis monsters, and plenty of questions exist relating to the gamers succesful of taking over the torch. For his half, Toni Nadal has already recognized the pure alternative of his nephew as he defined in feedback reported by We Love Tennis.
“Carlos Alcaraz has become Rafael’s natural replacement”
” Carlos Alcaraz has grow to be, with the high quality of his outcomes and his recreation, not solely the nice hope of Spanish tennis, but additionally the pure alternative of Rafael. The first time I noticed him play was exactly in a event that was being performed at my nephew’s academy and, regardless of his loss that day, I predicted that his future in the tennis world can be very sensible. Albert Molina, his supervisor and an excellent pal of mine, rapidly scolded me, arguing that my phrases put an excessive amount of strain on the boy. On the opposite, for my part, it’s not helpful to create this bubble to guard it. I feel the similar for all the different hopes of Spanish tennis. We cannot forestall comparisons with my nephew’s profession so that you simply need to get used to it in a short time», He indicated in his column toEl Pais.