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Tennis: Spain confirmed that Nadal and Alcaraz will play together at the Olympic Games

Tennis: Spain confirmed that Nadal and Alcaraz will play together at the Olympic Games
Tennis: Spain confirmed that Nadal and Alcaraz will play together at the Olympic Games

Looking ahead to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Spain confirmed that its doubles partner will be made up of its greatest tennis legend and the new star.

Spanish tennis players Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz They will partner in doubles in the Paris 2024 Olympic Gamesafter being summoned by the coach, David Ferrer.

Both will make up the Spanish delegation along with Pablo Carreño Busta, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Marcel Granollers (the latter was No. 1 in the world in doubles along with the Argentine Horacio Zeballosa position they lost after Roland Garros).

Nadalwho won the gold medal in singles in Beijing 2008 and in doubles in Rio 2016 (next to Marc Lopez), will have its third participation in some Olympic Gameswhile Alcaraz will make his debut in this contest.

The Spanish legend, who turned 38 on June 3, was able to achieve consistency in recent months, in which he played Barcelona ATP 500the Madrid Masters 1000 and Romeand Roland Garros. Although the results were not the best (their best result was the round of 16 in Madrid), Nadal He felt much better from a physical point of view and did not rule out continuing to play in the 2025something that at the beginning of the year seemed like a utopia.

Alcarazfor its part, has just won its third title grand slam by lifting the “Musketeers Cup” in Roland Garroswhere he beat the German in five sets in the final Alexander Zverev.

This result allowed him to climb to second position in the ranking and will be a great morale boost to fight for No. 1 for the rest of the season.

Tennis in the Olympic Games will take place at the facilities of Roland Garrostournament in which Nadal He became champion 14 times and precisely where he came from winning the title Alcarazso they will be great entertainers in both singles and doubles.

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games They will begin on Friday, July 26 and end on Sunday, August 11.

Source: Ambito

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