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Alcaraz Clinches Maiden Wimbledon Title with Victory over Djokovic


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World No. 1 Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz won his first title at Wimbledon, the third of four tennis Grand Slams, avenging Serbian Novak Djokovic when he defeated him in the final on Sunday.

The Spaniards won with a score of 1:6, 7:6, 6:1, 3:6, 6:4 in the final marathon match, which lasted 4 hours and 42 minutes.


Moment @carlosalcaraz defeated Novak Djokovic 1-6 7-6 6-1 3-6 6-4 and won the number two Grand Slam ????@Wimbledon |

— ATP Tour (@atptour) July 16, 2023

The title is the second great title for Akaras since his coronation at the Flushing Meadows last year, and he also became the third Spaniard to take the grass court crown in the English capital, after Manolo Santana in 1966 and Rafael Nadal in 2008 and 2010.

believe it @carlosalcaraz ????

— ATP Tour (@atptour) July 16, 2023

20-year-old Alcaraz became the third youngest player to win Wimbledon after Germany’s Boris Becker and Sweden’s Bjorn Borg.

Alcaraz also denied Djokovic the opportunity to equal the record for the most Wimbledon titles, specifically with the 8 titles held by the Swiss Roger Federer, and to equal the record for the most Grand Slam titles in men’s and women’s titles. categories run by Australian Margaret Court.

Alcaraz, who retained the top spot in the world rankings, also dealt the Serb his first Wimbledon main court loss since his 2013 loss to Czech Thomas Berdych, ending 34 straight victories and preventing him from winning his third major tournament. title this year after Australia and Roland Garros, in his quest to win He becomes the first player since 1969 to win all four Grand Slam trophies in the same year.

Djokovic defeated Alcaraz in the semi-finals of Roland Garros en route to capturing his third title in the French capital, allowing him to become the only record holder for most major titles (for men) with 23 titles after being tied with Nadal.

Source: agencies

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