Teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz beat Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-1 in an hour to be topped Mutua Madrid Open champion on Sunday.
Zverev, whose semi-final didn’t get started till 23:15 native time on Saturday evening and which didn’t end till 1:15 on Sunday morning, used to be understandably under his absolute best and had no resolution to Alcaraz’s energy.
Nevertheless, the German reacted to his defeat in a carrying means, announcing Alcaraz used to be “the best player in the world at the moment,” and that he used to be “going to win this tournament many times.”
“I apologize to the fans because I was not at my best and it wasn’t the best final, but I was struggling to win games before coming here and now I am back,” commented Zverev.
Meanwhile Alcaraz stated that he “tried to enjoy” himself at the courtroom.
“I don’t take into accounts who my opponents are, I’m going out pondering that I will be able to win. I’m assured in myself and I believe I will be able to win at any second.
“I would tell young players that they have to enjoy themselves and that they look for somewhere where they are not forced to play, but that they have to work hard,” stated the winner, who beat Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal on tips on how to the general.