Serena Williams’ Coach Patrick Mouratoglou Heaps Huge Praise on Carlos Alcaraz

Published 11/13/2021, 12:39 PM EST
Sep 3, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Carlos Alcaraz of Spain celebrates after recording match point against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in a third round match on day five of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports


Carlos Alcaraz of Spain has certainly amazed the tennis world with his performances this season. The Spaniard won his first ATP title at the age of just 18. He’s amassed a long list of followers in his breakout season and Serena Williams’ coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, is the latest addition to it.

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Alcaraz is known for his outstanding ability to strike forehand winners during the match. The 18-years old has achieved a lot in the year 2021 and still looks fearless as he enters the finals of Next Gen ATP Finals.

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Patrick Mouratoglou on Carlos Alcaraz

Patrick Mouratoglou is regarded as one of the top coaches in the tennis world. The Frenchman is currently coaching some of the finest players on the tour like Coco Gauff, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and 23-time Grand Slam champion, Serena Williams. Recently, the coach hailed Carlos Alcaraz‘s ability to hit the tennis ball.

Mouratoglou took to Twitter to comment on the Spaniard. He said, “I don’t remember who is the last player that I have seen hitting the ball so hard….” Not only Patrick, but everyone is certainly impressed with Alcaraz’s strong forehandsCurrently, the Spaniard is competing at the Next Gen ATP Finals.

Alcaraz won his maiden ATP title at the Croatian Open, defeating Richard Gasquet in the finals of the competition. Moreover, the Spaniard also reached the quarter-finals at the US Open 2021. On his path through, he beat the World No.3, Stefanos Tsitsipas in the third round.

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Alcaraz to face Sebastian Korda in the finals of Next Gen ATP Finals

At the Next Gen ATP Finals, Carlos Alcaraz has advanced to the final of the competition. Cruising through all the players, Alcaraz will lock horns with the American Sebastian Korda in the finals. On his way through, the Spaniard has just lost one set.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 03: Carlos Alcaraz of Spain celebrates after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during his Men’s Singles third round match on Day Five at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 03, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

With the kind of performances the 18-years old has been showcasing, he is certainly the favorite for winning the tournament. Do you think Alcaraz will be able to lift the title in Milan, Italy?

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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