Nadal and Alcaraz face Wimbledon

Six days before the start Wimbledonthe two great assets of the Navy in the Grand Slam of grass, Rafael Nadal y Carlos Alcaraz, prepare their participation already on the ground. The 36-year-old Spaniard, the best Spanish tennis player in history, the greatest in the world for many, practiced on Monday at Aorangi Park, the training facilities of the All England Club.

And the 19-year-old from Murcia, a great promise on the circuit, the kid that everyone talks about, will do it this Tuesday with the illusion he broadcast on social media before traveling to Britain: “So excited! I can’t wait!” he wrote, while announcing his contest in a couple of exhibition matches that he will play on Thursday and Saturday at the Giorgio Armani Tennis Classic, the traditional event that takes place every season at the luxurious Hurlingham Club, and that begins this afternoon with a duel between the Australian Popyrin and the Frenchman Gaston.

The English jet set (subscriptions cost between 367 and 717 euros depending on the exclusivity of the experiences, which in some cases include meeting the players) will also be able to enjoy Novak Djokovic and Nadal there, who rallied from 5:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. in Spain), for almost two hours, with the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, who beat him 6-3 and 2-1 in the match they played. Two of the coaches of the winner of 22 majors, Marc López and Francis Roig, and the physio, Rafa Maymó, They accompanied him on his first Wimbledon workout session since 2019, when he last competed there.

improve the serve

After suffering a bit to control the serve, according to EFE, he will test himself again today and tomorrow (15:30) he will face Wawrinka in Hurlingham. On Friday his rival will be Auger-Aliassime. “My intention is to try to play. And based on my training, there may be a chance,” he said last week. Defending champion Djokovic also began his preparation in London.



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