Carlos Alcaraz will be present at the Master 1000 in Madrid

Carlos Alcaraz will be present at the Master 1000 in Madrid
Carlos Alcaraz will be present at the Master 1000 in Madrid

His right arm is better and Carlos Alcaraz “starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel”, as his trainer Juan Carlos Ferrero said Monday evening in Madrid during the Laureus Awards ceremony. The Spanish player was notably present there to present a trophy to the English footballer from Real Madrid, Jude Bellingham. “To be honest, I wasn’t comfortable on stage, he smiled yesterday at a press conference. I was so nervous! I rehearsed my speech all week, almost fifty times, to make sure it was perfect. My legs were shaking. »

The world number 3 was more in his element on the ocher court n°11 of the Caja Magica, yesterday at noon, in front of a compact crowd, for an hour’s training during which he was able to hit forehands with intensity and without apparent discomfort. Reduced in recent weeks by compression of the median nerve in his right arm which forced him to withdraw from Monte-Carlo then Barcelona, ​​Alcaraz will therefore launch his season on clay on Friday.

“It’s very important for me to be 100% hereindicated the double title holder. Playing here, in front of my audience, is very special for me. A lot of my family members and a lot of friends can come and watch my matches. I would love to play my best tennis so they can appreciate my game and give me a chance to achieve a good result. »

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