‘God Sent Him To Be the Future of Tennis’- Roger Federer’s Replacement Revealed As 19-Year-Old ATP Star Hyped To Claim the Throne

Published 02/23/2023, 7:55 AM EST

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Tennis fans have been lucky to witness legends create history in the sport; be it Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, or Novak Djokovic. As time passes by, great players leave the circuit, leaving a void in the heart of fans and also on the court. And the same happened when the Swiss tennis legend bid adieu to professional tennis post the Laver Cup. However, we cannot discount the future generation, when it has Coco Gauff, and Carlos Alcaraz, among others, that easily. A few young tennis stars have displayed promising potential on the court. And hence, tennis fans have something to cheer upon; There may be strong contenders to the throne vacated by the Big 3, as the next generation makes inroads into the tennis circuit.

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And some think that the young Spaniard would be the one to claim the throne vacated by Roger Federer!

Will Carlos Alcaraz claim Roger Federer’s place?

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Last year, the tennis world thought of the young Spaniard to follow his fellow compatriot and the Spanish tennis legend, Rafael Nadal’s path to glory. However, not everyone is of the same view. The two notable authors, Arnold Rampersad, and Geoff Dyer, has diverging views. According to Rampersad, the graceful play of the US Open champion is on par to be considered the future of tennis, as if Almighty made him for this purpose only. He said, “It’s almost as if God sent him to be the future of tennis.”

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This is not further away from the truth that tennis fans have seen unfold in front of them. The Spaniard’s explosive shots have already entered his name in the history books. And as highlighted by Dyer, “the most complete young player I had seen for ages. At this very early stage of his career, he feels immortal.”

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However, nobody has seen the future. But if the current statistics and forms are taken into account, Alcaraz is certainly one of the strong contenders for the vacated throne.

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What are your thoughts about Carlos Alcaraz filling the deep void left open by the absence of one of the Big 3? Do let us know in the comments!

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Deepakshi Chaudhary

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Deepakshi Chaudhary is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Masters, and has worked as an Editor at EssentiallySports before transitioning into a writer. Watching Serena Williams dominate the WTA Tour in her heyday is what inspired Deepakshi to follow tennis.
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Rohini Kottu

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