Madrid Open: Teenager Carlos Alcaraz becomes first player to beat Nadal and Djokovic at same clay-court event

Madrid Open: Teenager Carlos Alcaraz has become the first tennis player to consecutive victories over tennis legends at the Madrid Open final on May 7th.

Key Highlights:

  • The 19-year-old Spaniard clinched a stirring 6-7(5), 7-5, 7-6(5) win over Novak Djokovic at the ATP Masters 1000 event.
  • He beat Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals to pave way for the biggest win of his career against world no. 1 Djokovic in the semifinals.
  • He went on to win the men's singles event after beating Alexander Zverev in the finals.
  • Alcaraz’s outstanding 2022 season has seen the teenager win a maiden Masters 1000 title in Miami and break the Top 10 of the ATP Rankings for the first time.