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French Open 2024: Real Madrid sends message to 'great madridista' Alcaraz ahead of final clash against Zverev

French Open 2024: Ahead of the clash between Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev, Real Madrid took to X to send a special message to the Spaniard, who is known to be fan of the football giants.

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First Published Jun 8, 2024, 2:04 PM IST

As the tennis world braces itself for the electrifying showdown at the French Open 2024 men's final, the support from unexpected corners pours in for one of the contenders. Real Madrid, renowned for its prowess in football, took to social media to extend their encouragement to Spanish ace Carlos Alcaraz, labeling him as a "great madridista" ahead of his crucial battle against Germany's Alexander Zverev.

In a post shared on X, Real Madrid expressed their pride in Alcaraz's achievements, rallying behind him with unwavering support as he gears up for the pinnacle clash at Roland Garros. The young Spaniard, seeded third in the tournament, has captured the hearts of fans with his remarkable journey to the final, showcasing resilience and determination reminiscent of the Madrid spirit.

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"We’re always proud of a great madridista like you, @carlosalcaraz. All of our strength and support for the Roland Garros final," wrote Los Blancos in their message to Alcaraz who is known to be a fan of the team.

Alcaraz's path to the French Open final has been nothing short of spectacular. Overcoming formidable opponents, including the newly crowned world No. 1 Jannik Sinner, in a marathon five-set thriller, he has proven his mettle on the grand stage. With an impressive record of 10-1 in five-setters at major championships, the 22-year-old sensation stands poised to etch his name in the annals of tennis history.

Having already tasted success on the grand slam stage with triumphs at Wimbledon in 2023 and the US Open in 2022, Alcaraz enters the final with the hunger to clinch his maiden French Open singles title. His relentless pursuit of excellence and his unwavering determination have endeared him to fans worldwide, earning him the admiration and support of esteemed institutions like Real Madrid.

Also read: French Open 2024: Zverev expects a 'very difficult' clash against Alcaraz in grand finale (WATCH)

However, standing in his path is the formidable Alexander Zverev, the fourth seed in the tournament, who presents a formidable challenge. Zverev's journey to the final has been marked by his clinical performance, dispatching opponents with authority, including a convincing victory over Casper Ruud in the semifinals. The 27-year-old German, fueled by his quest for a maiden Grand Slam title, poses a formidable threat to Alcaraz's aspirations.

As the tennis world eagerly anticipates the climax of the French Open 2024, all eyes will be on the Roland Garros court on Sunday as Alcaraz and Zverev lock horns in a battle of titans. With the backing of Real Madrid and legions of fans worldwide, Alcaraz will seek to harness the Madridista spirit and overcome the challenges to etch his name in tennis folklore with a historic triumph at Roland Garros.

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