carlos alcaraz defeated
both Djokovic And Nadal
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia is
a Spanish professional tennis player.
He has been ranked as
high as world No. 6 in singles
In the Madrid Open, Carlos Alcaraz
became the youngest player to reach the final.
after defeating world No. 1 Novak Djokovic
in the semifinals on Saturday.
Only two days after turning 19,
the Spaniard pulled off the massive upset.
Despite losing the first set
, Alcaraz defeated Djokovic
6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (5)
a three-hour and
Alcaraz advanced to the semifinals by defeating Rafael Nadal
, the world No. 4 in the previous round.
After injuring his ankle in the third game of the second set,
Alcaraz faced an even greater struggle from Nadal.
Alcaraz advanced to the quarterfinals
after a hard fought 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 victory.
In a clay court tournament,
no player had ever beaten Nadal and Djokovic in back-to-back
His euphoric celebration
following Djokovic's victory demonstrates how much it meant to him.
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