Carlos Alcaraz snubs Novak Djokovic with Roger Federer and Andy Murray Wimbledon admission

Carlos Alcaraz is through to his first quarter-final on grass ahead of Wimbledon starting soon.

Carlos Alcaraz said that he was watching videos Roger Federer and Andy Murray to help him move better on the grass instead of Novak Djokovic. The world No 2 is playing just his third professional tournament on grass and his first on the ATP Tour. And his choice to study up seems to be paying off as Alcaraz is through to his maiden quarter-final on the surface.



Alcaraz booked his spot in the last-eight at Queen’s with a dominant 6-2 6-3 victory over Jiri Lehecka on Thursday. The cinch Championships is the 20-year-old’s first grass tournament on the tour, as he has played Wimbledon just twice in the past.



Ahead of the third Grand Slam tournament of the year, the world No 2 is trying to brush up on his grass-court game and has turned to Federer and Murray to do so. While the Spaniard has also been watching videos of Djokovic, he admitted that he couldn’t copy the Serb’s movement because his slides were reminiscent of a clay tactic.



“I watch some videos about my opponents first, and then, you know, I have a lot of time to watch videos, to learn from the best players in the world, Andy, Roger, Djokovic,” he explained. “You know, right now we are on grass and I want to, you know, look up to the best players on grass and movers.”


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