Carlos Alcaraz Net Worth 2023: A new era of tennis with the youngest champion Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz attracted worldwide attention after defeating the seven-time defending champion Novak Djokovic in the final at 2023 Wimbledon. Earlier he created a storm by becoming the youngest man and the only teenager to achieve the No. 1 world ranking in the Open era of tennis. At only the age of 20 years, Alcaraz has earned comparisons with the Big Three of tennis, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic and many claim him to be the future GOAT. Check this article for more details such as Carlos Alcaraz’s net worth in 2023, professional tennis career, source of income, and much more.

Alcaraz Net Worth 2023

NameCarlos Alcaraz
ProfessionTennis player
Net worth (2023)$11 million (est.)

Carlos Alcaraz’s Personal Biography

Carlos Alcaraz was born on 5 May 2003, in El Palmar, Murcia, Spain to Virginia Garfia Escandón and Carlos Alcaraz González. He began playing tennis at a very young age and was enrolled at the Real Sociedad Club de Campo de Murcia. His father Carlos Alcaraz Sr. was the director of the academy and has also been a successful professional tennis player in the early 1990s. Carlos has three siblings, one older Alvaro Alcaraz Garfia, and two younger, Sergio Alcaraz Garfia, and Jaime Alcaraz Garfia.

Carlos Alcaraz is rumored to be dating Maria Gonzalez Gimenez but neither have ever confirmed the relationship. Maria is from Spain and is a part of the Murcia Club de Tenis. According to various online reports, the couple are childhood friends and grew up in the same area.

Full nameCarlos Alcaraz Garfia
ProfessionTennis player
PlayRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Year active2018 – present
Date of BirthBorn on 5 May 2003
Place of birthEl Palmar, Murcia, Spain
Place of residenceVillena, Spain
Marital statusUnmarried
Height1.83 m
ParentsVirginia Garfia Escandón (mother) Carlos Alcaraz González (father)

Carlos Alcaraz’s Professional Career

Initial Career

In 2020, Alcaraz made his ATP main draw debut at the age of 16 at the Rio Open where he was defeated in the second round. In 2021, at age 17, he made it to the Australian Open, becoming the youngest participant in the men’s singles. He won his Grand Slam tournament debut match but was eliminated in the second round. The same year, Alcaraz also became the youngest match winner in the history of the Madrid Open and broke the 18-year-old record of Rafael Nadal from 2004.

The same year, Alcaraz entered the top 100 ATP ranking as the youngest player at the age of 18. At the 2021 French Open, for the first time in his career, he reached the third round of a major. At 2021 Wimbledon, he lost in the second round but was able to reach the fourth round at the US Open 2021, becoming the youngest man to do so. Alcaraz also became the youngest player to enter the US Open men’s quarterfinal in the Open Era and the youngest to enter any Grand Slam tournament men’s singles quarterfinal.

Major Tennis Tournaments & No. 1 Ranking

In February 2022, Alcaraz entered the top 20 in the singles rankings and the top 10 in April of the same year. At the 2022 Madrid Open, he defeated 5-time Madrid champion Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals to become the first teenager to defeat him on clay. The next day, he went on to beat the world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the semifinals and became the youngest player to win a match against a world No. 1 since 2004. With these two wins, Carlos also became the first player to ever beat Djokovic and Nadal back-to-back on clay. He finally was able to win the title to become the youngest champion in tournament history. As a result of the tournament win, Alcaraz also climbed to a career-high of world No. 6 in the rankings.

Alcaraz reached the final of the Hamburg Open in 2022 and as a result improved his ranking to world No. 5, his new career-high. With this ranking, Alcaraz became the youngest player to enter the top 5 since Nadal in 2005. In the 2022 US Open, he won the title to become the youngest No. 1 in the history of the ATP Rankings at the age of 19 years, 4 months and 6 days. At the age of 19 years and 214 days, Alcaraz ended the year as the youngest and first teenager in world No. 1 and held the ranking for a total of 20 weeks. His most recent win was his first Wimbledon title that he earned by defeating Novak Djokovic. Alcaraz also ended Djokovic’s 34-match winning streak at Wimbledon and secured the No. 1 ranking.

Comparisons with Nadal and Djokovic

For his amazing style of play, Alcaraz has not only earned praise worldwide but is also being compared to the best tennis players namely Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. His comparison to Nadal comes with his direct sprints, counterattacking abilities, and extremely high peak foot speed while for his assured lateral movement, physical splits, and sliding through the court on defense, Alcaraz is compared to Djokovic.

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Brand Endorsements & Sponsorship

For his clothing and shoes, Alcaraz is sponsored by Nike whereas for his racquets, he is sponsored by Babolat. Carlos was chosen as a brand ambassador for Rolex in 2022 and also became a brand ambassador of the German automobile manufacturer BMW for their BMW Spain division. Other big brands for which Alacarz has been selected as a brand ambassador include American clothing brand Calvin Klein and the French luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton. In addition to this, Carlos is also a brand ambassador for dermo-cosmetics company Isdin and Spanish food company ElPozo.

Career Details

Career record137–35 (79.7%)
Career titles12
Highest rankingNo. 1 (12 September 2022)
Current rankingNo. 1 (26 June 2023)
Career record3–3 (50.0%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 519 (26 May 2022)

Records held by Carlos Alcaraz

Here are a few records created by Carlos Alcaraz in his short span in professional tennis:

  • Youngest player to win the Miami Open at 18 years, 11 months (2022)
  • Youngest player to win the Madrid Open at 19 years (2022)
  • Youngest player to become ATP world No. 1 at 19 years, 4 months (2022)
  • Youngest year-end No. 1 at 19 years, 5 months (2022)

Awards won by Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz has been presented with the following awards:

  • ATP Newcomer of the Year (2020)
  • ATP Player of the Year (2022)
  • ATP Most Improved Player (2022)
  • Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year (2023)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Alcaraz worth in 2023?

$11 million (approx.)

Who is the youngest tennis player to win a Grand Slam in the open era?

Carlos Alcaraz

Is Carlos Alcaraz the youngest Wimbledon champion?

No, but he is the 3rd youngest men’s champion at Wimbledon.

Is Alcaraz the future GOAT of tennis?

Many fans claim that he is but he still has a long way to go before becoming another tennis GOAT.

How many Grand Slams has Alcaraz won?

As of July 2023, Alcaraz has won two Grand Slams (US Open 2022 & Wimbledon 2023).

Has Alcaraz ever played against Roger Federer?

No. Alcaraz has only played against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

What is the highest ATP ranking Carlos Alcaraz has ever reached?

Number 1

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