“Already Made Tennis History”: Real Madrid CF Hails Carlos Alcaraz For US Open 2021 Run

Published 09/05/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
Sep 3, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Carlos Alcaraz of Spain reacts after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece (not pictured) on day five of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports


18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz recently created history at the US Open 2021. The Spaniard defeated World No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas in a five-set marathon and advanced to the fourth round of the Grand Slam. Interestingly, even though the match lasted for more than four hours, the youngster didn’t lose his calm and played excellently under pressure.

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Keeping in mind the incredible performance by Carlos Alcaraz, Spanish Football giant, Real Madrid CF, tweeted a special message for him. The club wrote that it is proud of him after he achieved an astonishing feat at the US Open 2021.

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“We are all proud of a great Madrid player like you, who has already made tennis history by being the youngest to reach the second round of this tournament since 1989,” tweeted the club’s official Twitter handle. (Translated via Google Translate)

Alcaraz is now the youngest tennis player to reach the fourth round of the US Open 2021 since 1989. Since he hails from Madrid, it is a special moment for the club- which has been the most successful football club in the region.

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Carlos Alcaraz will face Peter Gojowczyk in the pre-quarters of the US Open 2021

Carlos Alcaraz will not go one on one against Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk in the pre-quarters of the US Open 2021. The match will take place today in the Grandstand Arena. Before the match, the same Football club also extended his best wishes to the youngster.

Aug 30, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Carlos Alcaraz of Spain in action against Cameron Norrie of Great Britain in a first round match. Day one of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

“A lot of strength and a lot of courage, Carlos Alcaraz, for your match today in the eighth of US Open,” added the club.

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Even though it is not clear which is the favorite football club of Alcaraz, his idol, Rafael Nadal, is a big fan of Real Madrid CF. In such a situation, it will not be shocking if he too has the same amount of liking for the Los Blancos.

Fans have huge expectations from Carlos Alcaraz ahead of his clash against Peter Gojowczyk at the US Open 2021. Will he be able to lift the Grand Slam title in New York this year?

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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