Rafael Nadal warns against putting too much pressure on Carlos Alcaraz

Rafael Nadal said Carlos Alcaraz’s rise in tennis is good for the sport, but people need to stop comparing the two Spaniards and let his teenage compatriot enjoy his career without the pressure of having to live up to it. of their expectations.

Alcaraz, 19, has emerged as the next big Grand Slam contender after beating his idol Nadal and Novak Djokovic on the way to the Madrid Open title last week, his second Masters title after winning the Miami Open in March .

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