3 reasons to believe Carlos Alcaraz can win Wimbledon again

Friday, 28 June 2024 at 15:00
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The third Grand Slam of the 2024 season is about to begin. With the Wimbledon draw already confirmed, Carlos Alcaraz already knows who will be his possible rivals in the defense of the title he won last year in that historic five-set final against Novak Djokovic.
Although the Spaniard confirmed after winning Roland Garros that his main objective was to win the Olympic Games over Wimbledon itself, Alcaraz must be aware that he has a great opportunity to defend his title, despite the fact that he will face Jannik Sinner if he reaches the semifinals, barring a surprise.
Does Carlitos have what it takes to touch the skies of the All England Club again and win his second consecutive Wimbledon title? Here are 3 reasons why we think he does.
1. A good draw
It was very important for Carlos Alcaraz to have a relatively affordable draw. After not being able to revalidate the victory at Queen's, the Spaniard will need to gain the necessary confidence in the first matches. Actually, his first real challenge would be in the quarterfinals, where he would face Tommy Paul or Casper Ruud, and then he would face Sinner in the semifinals and avoid Djokovic until the final. From the quarterfinals onwards it is complicated, but Carlitos would have surely signed this draw and have the first four matches relatively calm to increase his level.
2. The adaptation of your tennis to grass.
Already last year Alcaraz proved that his tennis is very well adapted to grass. His versatile game with slices, forehands, very powerful and tight backhands, and an ideal serve for the surface leaves Carlitos as one of the toughest bones to crack throughout the tournament. Obviously he will face specialists who are only at their best on grass, but not as complete as him to beat him in a five-set match.
3. The mental game won over its two biggest rivals.
Carlos Alcaraz already knows what it is to win key matches against Novak Djokovic and Jannik Sinner. Of the former, his victory in last year's final has already been pointed out, and that against a version of Djokovic that was much more brutal than this season's, to which is added that he will arrive touched to Wimbledon due to his recent knee injury. Against the world number 1, on the other hand, he managed to win in the semifinals of Roland Garros in their most recent duel, with another great match to five sets. In addition, he also beat him in Indian Wells.

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