Carlos Alcaraz, withdrew from the ATP 500 in Hamburg in Germany and the ATP 250 in Umag in Croatia.tournaments he was a finalist in last year, he has something in mind for next year, and something to play for in 2023.
In an interview published by the newspaper L’equip Coinciding with his presence in Nice for the Hopman Cup, the recent Wimbledon champion explained that he spoke about the loss he suffered in the Roland Garros semi-final against Novak Djokovic and what he needs to change to reach gold in Paris 2024.
Major change? “… on a mental level, realizing that there is nothing abnormal for me to play such matches, that I should approach them in a more relaxed way, as if it were a routine.” Asked if he knows that views on him will now change after his title in London, he claims that it may seem “different to people, but I’m the same boy and the same player as always.”
As for his aspirations for this year, after achieving his goal of winning a Grand Slam, he now has another one in mind: “Give me a second” And the next year, when asked if it would be a victory over Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros, he replies that “it could be a good goal. But every year it will be the same: win a Grand Slam every year.”
The Bois de Boulogne will open for the second time in 2024 in connection with the Olympic Games in Paris, and there “the goal is to get a medal.” No more no less.