Facts of Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez
|Full Name||Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez|
|Profession||former director at tennis at Real Sociedad Club de Murcia|
|Spouse||Virginia Garfia Escandon|
|No Of Children||4|
Carlos Alcaraz Gonzalez is famous as a celebrity father. He is the father of tennis legend Carlos Alcaraz.
Ranked as the world no.1 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), he has won 12 ATP Tour-level singles titles, including the 2022 US Open title and the 2023 Wimbledon championship, and four Masters 1000 titles.
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Who is his wife?
He is happily married to his wife of many years, Virginia Garfia Escandon. They married in their 20s and have been together since then.
They gave birth to their four boys, including Carlos, from their marriage union.
His other three sons are Alvaro Alcaraz Garfia, Jaime Alcaraz Garfia, and Sergio Alcaraz Garfia. One of his sons, Alvaro Alcaraz Garfia is an actor.
Gonzalez and his wife have been supporting their son's career since the beginning and are often seen in the stands cheering for him.
During an interview, Carlos revealed that his parents control the money for him and that he doesn't seek permission to buy something he loves, like golf clubs, but in the case of buying a luxurious car, he is still fighting.
He also said that his father, as compared to his mom, is tougher, so he usually asks his mom if he has to go out and do things.
He was a promising tennis player
Gonzalez was a promising tennis player in the early 1990s.
He was ranked among the top 40 players in Spain but could not move forward to playing professionals due to the lack of funds.
He now sees his dream in his son becoming his coach and mentor. In fact, he is the first coach and mentor of his son.
He started coaching his son from the early age of four at the Real Sociedad Club de Campo De Murcia, where he was a tennis director.
His father, also named Carlos, also played tennis player there eventually becoming a prominent member. Gonzalez inherited his passion from his father.
Initially, they also didn't have enough funds to finance Carlos's tennis career and sought sponsors.
It was Kiko Navarro, one of his students whom he coached tennis in his youth and who later ended up becoming one of his son's early coaches, who asked one of his good friends working in a local confectionery company named Postres Reina to help in funding the trip.
The trip was successful, after which the company agreed to fund his other trips as well.
The company is pivotal in Carlos' stunning career and is still his sponsor to date.
His son created history by beating another tennis legend Novak Djokovic
Carlos had been dreaming of playing a final at Wimbledon since the day he started playing tennis.
His dream finally came true after he reached the final at the 2023 Wimbledon Championships.
Before the final, Carlos, in an interview, said that it was going to be the best moment in his life and that it was even better that he was going to play against Novak.
Carlos defeated Novak in exciting five sets in the final, creating history to become the second player after Andy Murray to defeat Novak in the Wimbledon final.
Carlos, in an interview, said he did it for himself, not for the tennis generation on 9th-time men's double champion Todd Woodbridge's remark, "Changing off the Guard."
He also said that beating Novak at his best at that stage, making history, and being the guy to beat him after a decade unbeaten on that court to be a truly amazing experience.
He was alleged of recording Novak's practice session
He was alleged of recording Novak's practice session, to which his son admitted saying it was because of his love for tennis.
When a reporter asked about recording Novak's practice session during a press conference, Carlos said that his father is a huge fan of tennis and that he not only watches his matches but everyone's.
"I think he got into a club at 11 a.m. and got out at 10 p.m. watching matches, watching practice.
Being able to watch Djokovic in real life, and yeah, probably it is true he is filming the sessions, he said.
He then added that he means that he has a lot of videos of Djokovic from every platform, which according to him, is not an advantage for him.
His net worth is currently under review. As of now, we have the net worth of his son. His son Carlos has a jaw-dropping net worth of $14 million.
- His age is under review.