June 20, 2024
Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, the rising star in tennis, missed out on the 2024 Italian Open due to an arm injury. The 20-year-old Spaniard had to withdraw from Rome after experiencing discomfort in his arm, which was later diagnosed as muscle edema in his pronator teres. This setback came after his performance in Madrid, where he felt some pain and discomfort.

Alcaraz shared his condition and decision on social media. “I felt some pain after playing in Madrid, some discomfort in my arm. Today I did some tests and I have a muscle edema in my pronator teres, a consequence of my recent injury,” Alcaraz wrote on X. “Unfortunately, I will not be able to play in Rome. I need to rest so I can recover and play 100% pain free. I am very sorry, I will see you next year @InteBNLdItalia.”

Despite this disappointment, there is a glimmer of hope regarding his participation in the upcoming French Open. Alcaraz’s coach, Juan Carlos Ferrero, has provided a positive update on his recovery process. Ferrero shared a video of Alcaraz training, captioned, “These days @carlitosalcarazz is working hard 🔥on trying to recover in order to be ready for the upcoming tournaments! 🎾 Vamos Carlitos, tú puedes.”

Fans of Alcaraz remain hopeful that he will make a full recovery and be able to compete at Roland Garros. The young tennis sensation is working diligently to overcome this setback and return to the court in top form.

Carlos Alcaraz in 2024
Now ranked no.3, the Spaniard played his last match on the 1st of May when he was defeated by world no.6 Andrey Rublev 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the quarter in Madrid (draw).

This season the Spaniard has achieved a compiled 18-5 win-loss record. This year, Carlos conquered 1 tournament in Indian Wells.

Alcaraz is scheduled to play next at the French Open (French Open). He will start from the main draw that will commence on the 26th of May.

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