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After Carlos Alcaraz’s Massive Success, Venus and Serena Williams’ Coach Uses His Witty Brain to Come Up With an Astounding Declaration – ‘Massage Drops Like a Butterfly..’

Published 07/20/2023, 8:17 AM EDT

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The men’s final at the Wimbledon Championships was a captivating display of world-class talent, lasting for an intense five hours. Amidst the twists and turns, it was Carlos Alcaraz who emerged victorious, stunning the crowd with his remarkable performance against Novak Djokovic.

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The Spanish player exceeded all expectations and left everyone in awe, including the former coach of Serena Williams, Rick Macci. His supportive comments on social media highlighted the electrifying power and delicate touch that Alcaraz exhibited, elevating tennis to new heights.

Rick Macci’s support and acknowledgment of Carlos Alcaraz’s unique style


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Rick Macci, a renowned figure in tennis coaching circles, recently took to Twitter to express his admiration for Carlos Alcaraz following his incredible victory at Wimbledon. Macci’s tweet resonated with the sentiment of many tennis enthusiasts, as he praised Alcaraz for bringing a level of play to the court that had never been witnessed before.

In his tweet, Macci praised Alcaraz’s ability to unleash rockets, while delicately executing drop shots like a butterfly gently landing. He tweeted, When you can deliver rockets at 105 mph and massage drops like a butterfly landing softly that electric power and velvet touch is something tennis has never seen. But @carlosalcaraz has been baking this in the oven for a long time and now he serves it to the world.”


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Macci went on to acknowledge Alcaraz’s dedication, highlighting that the young player had been honing his skills for an extended period, and now he was serving this exceptional talent to the world.

Rick compares Carlos Alcaraz to the likes of Federer, Nadal, Agassi, and Djoker combined

The Wimbledon final was a testament to the extraordinary abilities of Carlos Alcaraz, who defied expectations and left an indelible mark on the sport. From the very first serve, it was evident that Alcaraz possessed a unique style that captivated both fans and experts alike.

In a previous interview, Macci heaps praises of the young Spaniard saying he is something that the tennis world has never seen before. “I look at him as a combination of Agassi, Federer, Nadal, and the Djoker. I look at him as wrapped, all four of those in one,” he said. “Agassi, technically. There are a lot of common threads, taking the ball early, compact strokes, very explosive.”


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“He is cut from the same cloth as Rafa. If he has to play patient and steady, you want to play 30 balls, no problem, he will play 31,” he continued. “But the difference with Carlos, is the quality of his consistency. It’s one thing to be consistent, but to do it at 50, 60, 70, 80 miles an hour ten times in a row – that’s a whole different animal.” he added in a video posted on his YouTube channel.

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This suggests the immense potential that the player possesses. At such a young age, he has been doing wonders by defeating some of the top names in the tennis world. At just 20 and the whole career behind him, it is only wonders that one can expect from this young lad.


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Thus, Carlos Alcaraz’s victory at Wimbledon marked a remarkable achievement in his burgeoning career. His exceptional style, characterized by powerful shots and delicate touch, garnered praise from fans and experts alike.

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Akshat Gaur

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Akshat Gaur is a Tennis Writer at EssentiallySports. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2021 and has been writing since then. With over two years of experience in the world of sports journalism, specifically tennis journalism, Akshat is someone who is immensely passionate about covering the ATP and the WTA Tour.

Edited By: Bhavani Singh