McEnroe: “Alcaraz is the best player I’ve seen at his age”


The tennis player John McEnroe has praised this Wednesday the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz, current number one in the world and “the best player” that the American has seen “at his age”, assuring that he wants to see more duels between the Murcian and the Serbian Novak Djokovic, after the final of the Cincinnati Masters 1,000.

“What Alcaraz has done in the last year is incredible. He has put himself in a position where he is talked about in the same way as Novak and Rafa (Nadal) in an incredible way,” said the extenista in statements to Eurosport .

McEnroe was full of praise for Carlos Alcaraz, stopping at his brilliant start as a professional tennis player, for what he considers to be “the best player” he has seen “at his age.” “It’s unbelievable how good he already is. Novak is unbelievable how good he continues to be,” he added.

“Although in the United States you want to see an American play, everyone says ‘oh, I want to see Alcaraz play against Novak’, because they did not allow him to play. That was the first tournament he played in two in the United States. It was all one madness. It’s a great story,” he commented on the final of the Cincinnati Masters 1,000.

And it is that McEnroe only wants to see a confrontation in the final of the US Open between “the best of times” and “the young superstar”. “It’s incredible. I would love to see that game again. The last two games have been close and incredible games. Let’s hope it lasts,” he concluded.