Djokovic has reigned supreme in SW19 since 2018 and has not misplaced on Centre Court docket in 10 years since dropping to Andy Murray within the closing
Carlos Alcaraz believes he’s able to profitable Wimbledon after claiming his first title on grass on Sunday by beating Alex de Minaur 6-4, 6-4 within the closing at Queen’s Membership.
The Spaniard’s fifth title of the season additionally takes him again to the highest of the world rankings, however he mentioned Novak Djokovic stays the favorite to win Wimbledon for an eighth time subsequent month.
Alcaraz was enjoying on the grass for simply the third event in his profession and confirmed a formidable growth by means of the week at Queen’s after practically falling to French fortunate loser Arthur Rinderknech within the first spherical.
The US Open champion received his subsequent 4 matches with out dropping a set and is assured of going past the fourth spherical at Wimbledon for the primary time.
“I’ve various confidence heading into Wimbledon. I ended the week enjoying at a excessive degree, so proper now I really feel one of many favourites to win Wimbledon, however I’ve to get extra expertise on grass,” mentioned Alcaraz.
“Novak is the primary favorite to win Wimbledon, however I’ll attempt to play at this degree to have possibilities to beat him or make the ultimate.
“I noticed a statistic that Novak has received extra matches at Wimbledon than the opposite high 20 gamers (mixed). What are you able to say about that you realize? Novak is the primary favorite to win Wimbledon. That’s apparent.
“However I’ll attempt to play at this degree, to have possibilities to beat him or make the ultimate at Wimbledon.”
Djokovic has reigned supreme in SW19 since 2018. He has not misplaced on Centre Court docket in 10 years since dropping to Andy Murray within the closing.
However Alcaraz is hoping to have the group on his facet ought to the highest two seeds meet within the closing.
“I noticed that Djokovic has by no means misplaced a match on Centre Court docket since 2013 when he misplaced in opposition to Andy so it’s ten years with out dropping a match on centre court docket, it’s loopy. However I hope to have the group behind me to alter that stat.”