The 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz Garfia clinched his latest career title at the Barcelona Open 2022. With the title not only did he break into the Top-10 of the world tennis rankings, but also won a huge amount as the prize money.
Alcaraz defeated Pablo Carreño Busta from Spain to secure the final win at the ATP 500 tournament. The young Spanish champion won the two-setter game by 6-3 and 6-2. Carlos had sailed past the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece), and Alex de Minaur (Australia) among others to set up the final clash against the fellow Spanish player.
How much did Carlos Alcaraz earn for his Barcelona Open victory?
The Barcelona Open is played as a part of the ATP 500 series of tournaments in Barcelona, Spain. Being the second most important ATP event of the tennis season, the championship is played on the clay surface.
The 69th edition of the ATP 500 tournament was played this year. And the winner of the Singles category of the 2022 edition clinched an amount of $5,00,497 along with 500 points. And that is the amount Carlos Alcaraz seized when he defeated Pablo Carreño in the final.
Carlos won three of his four career titles this year alone. And the year 2022 has definitely been the most earned year of his career so far. Having turned into a professional tennis player in 2018, Alcaraz won his first title at the Croatia (Umag) Open last year. This victory gained him $44,082 as well as 250 points.
Furthermore, this year in February, the young Spaniard clinched the Rio Open title. As the winner of this clay court championship, Carlos Alcaraz earned an amount of $317,400.
In the recent Miami Masters tournament, Alcaraz secured his 3rd career title. By conquering the ATP 1000 event title, the Spanish athlete took home a reward of $1,231,245 along with 1000 whole points.
The current World No.9 has earned a major portion of his career earnings in the year 2022 with three tennis titles. Not only did he move up in the world tennis rankings list, but also secured a massive amount of prize money with his wins this year.
Combining all the tournaments he has participated in and the matches played by him, Carlos Alcaraz has a total career earnings of $4,338,906.