The ATP heads to Spain for the Madrid Open, the second ATP Masters 1000 event of the clay court season, and the tennis world is abuzz with excitement. The season so far has been nothing short of volatile, with Andrey Rublev securing his first ATP 1000 title at Monte-Carlo Masters earlier this month.
However, the tournament will be without some of its biggest stars, including Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, who continue to remain sidelined due to injuries. Jannik Sinner will also sit out after withdrawing from the quarterfinal in Barcelona with an illness.
In their absence, 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz has taken the spotlight, winning his third title of the year at the ATP 500 Barcelona for his sixth clay court title. Despite his young age, Alcaraz has been making headlines and disrupting the tennis world with his greatness.
Carlos Alcaraz’s recent performances have made him a force to be reckoned with on the tennis court. The young Spaniard continues to display his incredible talent and skill, winning titles and disrupting the established order of the tennis world.
His victory at ATP 500 Barcelona for his sixth clay court title was an incredible feat, and he looks unstoppable when healthy. With some of the biggest names in tennis missing from the Madrid Open, Alcaraz has an opportunity to further cement his place as one of the most promising young players in the sport.
Odds to win ATP Masters 1000 Madrid
Carlos Alcaraz +100
Stefanos Tsitsipas +900
Daniil Medvedev +1100
Alexander Zverev +1400
Holger Rune +2000