Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz hopes to use Novak Djokovic’s absence at Indian Wells to return to the top of the ATP.
Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz He admitted to having ‘good goals’ since this Friday “I’ll beat Indian Wells and come back as number one in the world.” he noted that he did not consider himself a “favorite” to succeed in the first Masters 1,000 of the season.
“I feel really good right now. he said.
The Murcian missed Acapulco but has recovered and is eager to continue a good dynamic for 2023 that started with the title in Buenos Aires. Debuting for the Masters 1,000, he made his debut against Novak Djokovic (Djokovic) for not being vaccinated for covid.
“That’s a really good goal for me. Of course, it’s always difficult to qualify for the Masters 1,000 and I want to do well here. I love this competition too. For me, winning a tournament and becoming number one again is a very good goal. I really want to do it,” he said.
The world No. 2 man from El Palmar reached the top of the ATP rankings with a title at the US Open last September, and while he doesn’t consider himself a favorite at Indian Wells, he stayed in the fight. I’m here. “On hard courts, I think I’m a very good tennis player, so he’s going to try,” he said.
“I haven’t played hard courts in a long time, so I don’t consider myself a favorite to win tournaments. Of course, there are many great players who have a chance to win. I think I have a chance to win the tournament and I’m going to take advantage of it,” he concluded.