Carlos Alcaraz 'enjoying every second' as he produces fine return to form at French Open

Carlos Alcaraz showed why so much hype surrounds him with a spectacular performance in the French Open third round.

Carlos Alcaraz described himself as 'proud' after he produced a stunning return to form at the French Open.

The 19 year old got through the second round by the skin of his teeth on Wednesday, but two days later he completely overpowered Sebastian Korda to power into the fourth round.

Korda came into the match as the only man to have beaten Alcaraz on clay this year, but he was blown away by the Spaniard, who closed out a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win with ease.

"I am very proud," Alcaraz said on court after the match.

"I think the night session is really fun to play, the people enjoyed the match and I am so grateful to play in front of such a fun crowd.

"In every match I am trying to have fun. I love playing out there.

"I love playing in this kind of court and I love playing in France. I enjoy every single second."

"[Coach] Juan Carlos [Ferrero] always told me that in the tough moments to go aggressive. If I can do serve and volley I do. It felt comfortable. It is something I have and in the tough moments I use it."

Alcaraz's performance also wowed former British number one Tim Henman, who is working as an analyst for Eurosport during the tournament.

"I thought his performance was absolutely incredible," Henman said of Alcaraz.

"Korda did not play as well as he would have liked, but he was not allowed to play because of the sheer quality of Alcaraz in every area.

"All credit to Alcaraz, it was a clinic out there. There were times you were watching a rally unfold and you thought Korda had the upper hand and then Alcaraz is able to turn defence into attack in the blink of an eye."

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