The ATP Tour has posted a video of the spectacular factors scored by Carlos Alcaraz to seal his win 6-4, 6-4 in opposition to Tommy Paul within the final 16 of the Miami Open.
“How did he steal that time?” stated the commentator after an unbelievable drop shot from the Spaniard.
“It isn’t defence, it is defiance!” he continued after the hardest level of the match by which Alcaraz confirmed unbelievable foot velocity.
Carlos Alcaraz on his victory in opposition to Tommy Paul: “I am comfortable, I had fun and I used to be smiling on a regular basis”.
Alcaraz acknowledged relating to his match in opposition to his pal Tommy Paul that “the important thing was that I did not assault on a regular basis. I did nicely on the internet, nicely with my forehand, with my backhand, with my serve, I performed a really full match”.
“Right this moment I used to be extra relaxed, in Montreal I used to be extra nervous. I am proud of the way in which I performed, I had fun, I smiled on a regular basis,” stated the Spaniard.
Carlos Alcaraz’s secret: he listens and sings ‘Eye of the tiger’ earlier than his matches.
Carlos Alcaraz informed an anecdote about the way in which he motivates himself within the hours earlier than his matches and revealed that he at all times listens and sings “very loudly” together with his teaching workers songs from the movie Rocky, specifically ‘Eye of the tiger’, after qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Miami Masters 1000.
“I at all times bear in mind the Rocky motion pictures, all of the Rocky songs. Each match day, I play three Rocky songs within the automotive, like ‘Eye of the Tiger’,” stated Alcaraz in statements reported by EFE information company on the finish of his spherical of 16 match in opposition to Tommy Paul.
I at all times bear in mind the Rocky motion pictures, all of the Rocky songs. Each match day, I play three Rocky songs within the automotive, like ‘Eye of the Tiger’
“We sing them with my workforce, we sing very loud, it is one thing that motivates me so much,” he added on the ‘Tennis Channel’ desk.