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Carlos Alcaraz on ‘special’ win after US Open 2022 triumph – Dreamt of being No.1 in world

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Spanish tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz stated that he at all times dreamt of changing into the top-ranked participant on the planet. The 19-year-old made the feedback after profitable the boys’s singles title in US Open 2022 following his victory over Norway’s Casper Ruud within the ultimate at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

In a match that lasted round three and half hours, Alcaraz gained 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 to turn out to be the youngest World No.1 within the historical past of the ATP rankings. After the triumph, the Spaniard was over the moon.

“This is something I dreamt of, to be the No.1 in the world. I had to work very very hard to win a Grand Slam. It’s tough to talk right now, there are a lot of emotions,” Alcaraz was quoted as saying after the match.

“I tried to work hard with my team, my family. This is something that is really really special for me,” he said.

The match was just about even stevens on the half-way mark of the third set earlier than Alcaraz upped the ante.

My mother, she just isn’t right here, and my grandfather. I used to be serious about them. My household couldn’t come right here to observe the ultimate,” Alcaraz stated.

“I always say that it’s not a time to be tired. In every tournament, you have to give everything on court, you have to give everything you have inside,” he added.

The daybreak of a brand new period.

After tomorrow, we may have had 4 males declare the highest spot on the planet within the 2020s.

— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 11, 2022

Alcaraz made as many as 41 unforced errors within the match in comparison with Ruud’s 29, however he made up for them with 55 winners.

Alcaraz additionally pulled off 14 aces and didn’t let Ruud take a lot of the higher hand. Also, Alcaraz had an excellent first serve win proportion of 74. As far as Ruud is worried, he misplaced each his Grand Slam finals this yr, just like Ons Jabeur, who completed because the runner-up within the ladies’s singles.

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