Carlos Alcaraz

Alcaraz beats Djokovic in Wimbledon final

LONDON - Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz has claimed the Wimbledon title by defeating Serbian Novak Djokovic 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 in the final on Sunday.

The 20-year-old Spaniard won after nearly five hours of play.

The title is his first at Wimbledon and his second career Grand Slam title as he also won the US Open last season.

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He was defeated in five sets after a great fight by Carlos Alcaraz, the Spaniard won 1:6, 7:6 (6), 6:3, 3:6, 6:4.
He thus became the third youngest champion in the history of Wimbledon.
"I thought I would have trouble with you only on clay, and maybe hard court, but now it's a different story from this year, obviously," Djokovic had said on court of Carlos Alcaraz.

Novak is playing for history today

From 2:30 p.m., Djokovic will play against Italian Jannick Sinner in the Wimbledon semifinals.
Djokovic will play his 46th Grand Slam semi-final, having equaled Roger Federer's record.
And with a potential victory, he would reach the 35th Grand Slam final, surpassing the American Chris Evert and setting an absolute record of this sport in all competitions.