Carlos Alcaraz reveals what music he listens to and sings before matches

Carlos Alcaraz He is once again the fashionable player on the ATP Tour, and on his own merits. Champion of the ATP 250 of Buenos Aires and the Masters 1000 ATP of Indian Wells, he defends this week the crown of champion of the Masters 1000 ATP of Miami and the recently recovered number one.

He has added 9 consecutive victories, 18 sets in one go, his balance this season is 17-1. He also made the American’s day bitter Tommy Paul, whom he beat 6-4 and 6-4 in the round of 16. He avenged the previous summer’s loss in Montreal, also on hard court.

And he took revenge on all Spanish tennis, since the recent Australian Open semifinalist had won his previous twelve meetings with Spaniards.

“The key was that I didn’t attack all the time. I did it well at the net, well with my forehand, with the backhand, with the serve, I played a very complete game,” said the Murcian at a press conference.

“This time I was more relaxed, in Montréal I was more nervous. I’m happy with the way I played, I had a good time, I smiled all the time,” he continued.

winked at Fernando Alonso waiting for the 33rd victory of the F-1 driver to arrive soon, who is running the Australian GP after opening his adventure with the team with two podiums Aston Martin. And he also revealed another hobby, as well as a motivation channel to face a game.

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He revealed that he always listens and sings “very loud” songs from the Rocky movies, with a special predilection for ‘Eye of the tiger’, by the group Survivor. A theme that was already the center of inspiration for other tennis players, such as the Australian Lleyton Hewittcontemporary rival of his coach Juan Carlos Ferrero in the times when they were fighting for the big titles and the first place in the ranking.

“I always remember the Rocky movies, all the songs from Rocky. Every game day, I play three Rocky songs in the car, like ‘Eye of the Tiger,’ “explained Alcaraz, who involves his technical group in the choruses, from Juan Carlos Ferrero to his physiotherapist Juanjo Moreno or the manager Albert Molinathe three on the front line of the tennis player’s box at the Miami events.

“We sing them with my team, we sing very loudly, it’s something that motivates me a lot,” he added at the table of ‘Tennis Channel’, which holds the television broadcasting rights of the event in the United States. Statements collected by the Efe agency.

Quarterfinal match against Taylor Fritz

alcaraz returns to the charge this Wednesday in Miami, Spanish Thursday morning. Not before 02:30, an unprecedented clash against the American Taylor Fritz.

“Playing at this high level I must have my options,” said the Spaniard, on a roll, giving off the feeling that there is no rival for him at the moment, except for an accident.

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