Tennis player Carlos Alcaraz 19 of Spain won the US Open 2022
Tennis player Carlos Alcaraz 19 of Spain won the US Open 2022

A 19-year-old tennis player from Spain won the championship match at the US Open 2022. 6-4, 2-6, 7-6, 6-3 was the score in the men’s singles championship for the Spanish player against Norwegian Casper Ruud. Three hours and twenty minutes were spent on the game.

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When Alcarez was serving with the score at 5-6 and Ruud had two set points, it became vital. Alcaraz not only avoided both set points but also prevailed in the tiebreaker to take the set. Alcaraz performed significantly better in the tiebreaker and won 2-1. He comfortably won the fourth set, the match, and the championship.

The Arthur Ashe Stadium roof was closed to keep the players dry and the temperature at 26 degrees Celsius. Alcaraz has risen to the top tennis player in the world as a result of this triumph. Alcaraz has won 51 games at the tour level this year.

After Pete Sampras, Carlos Alcaraz is the player to have won the US Open at the youngest age. In 1990, Sampras won the title of youngest champion. Alcaraz was the second-youngest player from Spain to win a Grand Slam title at the same time as the renowned Rafael Nadal. In 2005, Rafael Nadal won the French Open. Apart from this, Alcaraz follows Rafael Nadal, Carlos Moya, and his coach Juan Carlos Ferrero as the fourth player from Spain to hold the top spot in the world rankings.

Casper Ruud could not overcome the Spanish barrier

Casper Rudd, a 23-year-old Norwegian competitor, made his second appearance in a Grand Slam final in 2022. Rafael Nadal defeated him in the French Open championship match in June. Ruud has yet to win a Grand Slam competition.

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