'This kid is going to be No. 1' - Carlos Alcaraz will reach top spot, say Mats Wilander and Alex Corretja
"Carlos Alcaraz is showing that you can be young but at the same time you can be brave," Alex Corretja told Eurosport after his compatriot's defeat to Matteo Berrettini in a classic five-set clash in the third round of the Australian Open. "He wants to become the No. 1 in the world, and I honestly believe that he will achieve it because he will win majors."
'He wants to be No. 1 and he will achieve it' - Corretja on 'ambitious' Alcaraz
The 'humble but ambitious' Carlos Alcaraz "will achieve" his dream of reaching the No. 1 world ranking in time, according to Eurosport expert Alex Corretja.
Berrettini, the seventh seed, won through to the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the second time in his career after beating the Spanish phenom, 6-2 7-6(3) 4-6 2-6 7-6(5), in a very high-quality match on Rod Laver Arena.
Despite coming up just short after the gruelling clash against the powerful Italian, Corretja is certain that his compatriot will eventually fulfil his promise and his desire to top the world rankings.