Carlos Alcaraz calls Novak Djokovic a tennis legend

In an interview for atptour.com, the Spaniard talked about his come back and his rivalry with Novak Djokovic, spending moving words for his Serbian rival

Carlos Alcaraz leads the men’s draw at the Western & Southern Open, ATP Masters 1000 in Cincinnati. For the Spanish tennis player, there is more than just the fight for the 5th ATP Masters 1000 title of his career. He is also a challenge for the top of the ranking, and the consequent possibility of being number one in New York: a scenarios in which Novak Djokovic can steal the men’s tennis crown from him.In an interview for atptour.com, the Spaniard talked about his come back and his rivalry with Novak Djokovic, spending moving words for his Serbian rival.

Carlos Alcaraz called Novak Djokovic a tennis legend
He explained: “I like these battles.

I like knowing that I can lose and I can make it back at the same time. You have to enjoy it when the battle is against one of the legends of our sport, against Novak. I feel that I am the main opponent for him. For me it’s something crazy and I’m trying to enjoy it.For me right now the main goal is to stay in first place and if I lose it, try to get it back as fast as possible.

It’s something that has helped me a lot to show my best level in big tournaments.”Alcaraz arrives in Cincinnati after quarterfinal loss to Montreal. An archived practice, for the Spanish tennis player.Carlitos said: “It wasn’t a good week for me, but I have many things to improve in view of this tournament.

Looking back on last year, I lost in the first round in Montreal and then the quarterfinals in Cincinnati, and then I won the US Open A lot has changed since last year. I think the tournament has grown a lot, and this is my first day here.

My first workout was this morning, so I enjoyed it. All the fans were there too enjoying the training. So far I’m enjoying my time here in Cincinnati.”

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