Wimbledon 2023: Before I was born, you … 16 years younger Alcaraz counted the age, then Djokovic started laughing while crying – 20 years old carlos alcaraz is a new wimbledon champion beat novak djokovic in finals


London: Young Carlos stopped Spain’s Alcaraz Djokovic’s victory at Wimbledon London: When Novak Djokovic played his first men’s singles final match at Wimbledon some 18 years ago, Carlos Alcaraz was just two years old. Serbian legend Novak, the four-time defending champion, took to the iconic Center Court of the All England Club for his eighth singles title overall. He was up against rising star Alcaraz from the country of veteran Rafael Nadal. Carlos stopped Djokovic from winning another Grand Slam title with his searing serve and powerful returns. In a thrilling five-set match, Carlos established his rule at Wimbledon. 1-6, 7-6, 6-1,3-6, 6-4 (Time: 4h 42m)

you were winning before i was born

After winning the final, Carlos Alcaraz said, ‘I started playing tennis watching you (Novak Djokovic). You’ve been winning tournaments since before I was born. this is wonderful.’ On hearing this, the whole stadium echoed with laughter.

The chariot stopped after a total of 2195 days
Djokovic last lost to Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals of 2017 at Wimbledon. Since then he remained here undefeated for 2195 days. Djokovic won the first set 6-1 in only 34 minutes. The veteran Novak took the game in his favor with a forehand smash winner and it seemed that he would have no problem retaining his title here.

Exciting second set
Alcaraz broke serve twice in the second set. The fifth game of the set lasted 26 minutes in which Alcaraz broke Djokovic’s serve. Carlos won the set 7-6 in a tiebreaker. With this, he also broke Novak’s record of winning 15 consecutive Grand Slam tiebreakers.

…and the victory chariot stopped
Carlos won the third set 6–1 and was victorious 6–3 in the fourth. His record was 8-1 in five-set matches. The 36-year-old Djokovic tried to prolong the fifth set on the basis of his experience and stamina. But Carlos’ cross court and passing shots were amazing. Djokovic’s victory chariot stopped as soon as a return hit the net.

anger on the racket
The Serbian legend lost his cool when Alcaraz broke Djokovic in the third game of the fifth and deciding set. He went close to the net and hit the post with his racket. This spoiled the shape of his racket. The umpire warned him for this as per the rules.

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic battered in front of 20-year-old Alcaraz, dusted in the final of Wimbledon

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