Friday, January 27, 2023

Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz withdraws from 2023 Australian Open

World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz has withdrawn from the Australian Open due to a right leg injury.The 19-year-old Spaniard, who last year became the youngest player to finish year-end No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings, would have held...

Alcaraz crowned youngest year-end No. 1 in ATP rankings history

Carlos Alcaraz was crowned year-end ATP No. 1 presented by Pepperstone on Wednesday evening at the Nitto ATP Finals. The Spaniard received the trophy from ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi in a special ceremony at the Pala Alpitour. The 19-year-old...

ATP Tour: Casper Ruud qualifies for ATP Finals, joins Nadal and Alcaraz

Norwegian tennis player Casper Ruud on Thursday qualified for the ATP Finals for the second consecutive year, joining Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz in the eight-player field.The season finale will be played from November 13 to 20 in...

Alcaraz clinches US Open title

Becomes youngest World Number 1 Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz displayed explosive power and demonstrated impressive touch around the net as he overcame a fighting Norwegian Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-3 to clinch his maiden Grand Slam trophy -- the...

US OPEN: Alcaraz to play Ruud in final

Spanish youngster Carlos Alcaraz made it to his maiden Grand Slam final, with the third seed battling past home favourite Frances Tiafoe 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-3 in four hours and 19 minutes to set up a winner-takes-all US...

US Open: Alcaraz storms into semis

Carlos Alcaraz saved a match point in the fourth set before digging deep in the decider to beat Jannik Sinner in a five-set thriller and reach the U.S. Open semi-finals in the early hours of Thursday in New York.The...

Alcaraz edges closer to fifth title of 2022 in Hamburg

Carlos Alcaraz edged closer to his fifth title of 2022 on Friday when he breezed past Karen Khachanov 6-0, 6-2 to reach the Hamburg clay-court semi-finals.“I played unbelievable today, probably one of my best matches this year,” said Alcaraz...

Nadal beats Ruud to clinch 14th French Open title

World No 5 Rafael Nadal clinched his 14th French Open title and a record-extending 22nd Grand Slam trophy after beating Casper Ruud 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in the final of the tournament, here on Sunday.By earning a 22nd Grand Slam...

French Open: Danish teen Rune stuns No. 4 Tsitsipas

Danish teenager Holger Rune has eliminated 2021 French Open runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach his first major quarterfinal in his Roland Garros debut.The 40th-ranked Rune beat fourth-seeded Tsitsipas 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Monday.Tsitsipas is...

Alcaraz soars to 6th after Madrid romp

Spanish teen sensation Carlos Alcaraz rose three places to sixth in the men’s ATP rankings following his victory in the Madrid Open on Sunday.The 19-year-old’s 6-3, 6-1 trouncing of Germany’s Alexander Zverev in Madrid was his fourth title of...