Carlos Alcaraz talks about his win over Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon

Carlos Alcaraz talks about his win over Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon

Carlos Alcaraz talks about his win over Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon
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Carlos Alcaraz is a two-time Major Champion and achieved this feat at the age of 20 years and two months! The young Spaniard secured the last year US Open and added another notable trophy at Wimbledon in July.

Carlos made his way to the All England Club, having previously conquered Queen’s. But he wasn’t satisfied with that. He enjoyed a great run at Wimbledon, edging out seven-time winner Novak Djokovic 1-6 7-6 6-1 3-6 6-4 in four hours and 42 minutes.

Alcaraz described match point and what came after as the most meaningful moment of his life, especially against such a strong rival.Two great rivals battled it out in windy conditions and gave their best to create a memorable final, with the Spaniard just two points more than the Serb scored.

Novak clinched the opener in 34 minutes and had a chance to forge a huge two sets to love lead. Djokovic gambled away a set point in the second set tie-break, losing it 8-6 after Alcaraz scored with a backhand winner, suffering his first major tie-break loss after previously winning 15 in a row!

The Serb lost his footing in the third set, committing nearly 20 unforced errors and getting broken three times. The fifth game secured a place in Wimbledon history with 32 points and 27 minutes of bitter struggle!

There were 13 debut games, numerous balls for Novak and seven break chances for the young challenger! Carlos took the last chance when Novak netted a forehand error to give himself a huge boost.

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After defeating Djokovic, Alcaraz described the moments

The Spaniard held for 15 points in game six and secured another break shortly after for a massive advantage ahead of the fourth set. Novak took an extended break and defended two break points in game two to end his crash.

The Serb picked up breaks in games five and nine to take the set 6-3 and force a decider, ready to give it his all as he chased his eighth Wimbledon title.They missed a break point in games one and two of the final set, and Carlos secured a break in game three with a backhand longline winner to take the lead.

Alcaraz served at 5-4 for the title and held by 30 points after forcing Djokovic to miss to win his second Major title at the age of 20. “The moment of winning Wimbledon, after match point, there’s no better feeling than that, or at least I haven’t experienced a better one; it was incredible. I will always remember the moments when I won the match,” said Carlos Alcaraz.

2023-08-03 23:39:58


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