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Wimbledon 2023: 20-year-old Alcaraz Beats Defending Champion Djokovic To Win Maiden Wimbledon

Carlos Alcaraz, the 20-year-old rising tennis star, created history at Wimbledon 2023 by defeating the reigning champion, Novak Djokovic, in an epic five-set battle to claim his maiden Grand Slam title. The match lasted an astonishing four hours and 46 minutes, showcasing both players’ incredible strength and skill. In the end, Alcaraz emerged victorious with a score of 7-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.

From the beginning of the match, Alcaraz posed a tough challenge to Djokovic, refusing to be intimidated by the Serbian’s dominant record. The young Spaniard’s fighting spirit and unwavering belief in his abilities overshadowed Djokovic’s head-to-head advantage and experience.

Alcaraz’s success at Wimbledon is a testament to his exceptional talent and promising future in the sport. Having already claimed the 2022 US Open title, he has now added the prestigious Wimbledon trophy to his collection, cementing his status as a rising star in the tennis world.

Wimbledon 2023: 20-year-old Alcaraz Beats Defending Champion Djokovic To Win Maiden Wimbledon

For Djokovic, this loss marks the end of a remarkable winning streak at Wimbledon, spanning six years and 2,195 days. Additionally, it represents a missed opportunity to equal Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles, leaving him just shy of achieving this significant milestone.

List of youngest men’s singles grand slam title winners

Player Name Title Age
Michael Chang 1989 French Open 17 years, 3 months, 17 days
Boris Becker 1985 Wimbledon 17 years, 7 months, 15 days
Mats Wilander 1982 French Open 17 years, 9 months, 15 days
Bjorn Borg 1974 French Open 18 years, 10 days
Rafael Nadal 2005 French Open 19 years, 3 days
Pete Sampras 1990 US Open 19 years, 29 days
Carlos Alcaraz 2022 US Open 19 years, 4 months, 7 days
Stefan Edberg 1985 Australian Open 19 years, 10 months, 19 days
Carlos Alcaraz 2023 Wimbledon 20 years, 2 months, 12 days
Lleyton Hewitt 2001 US Open 20 years, 6 months, 16 days

2023 Wimbledon Championships Winners

Men’s Singles:

Carlos Alcaraz defeated Novak Djokovic – 1–6, 7–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–4

Women’s Singles:

Markéta Vondroušová defeated Tunisia Ons Jabeur – 6–4, 6–4

Men’s Doubles:

Wesley Koolhof / Neal Skupski defeated Marcel Granollers / Horacio Zeballos – 6–4, 6–4

Women’s Doubles:

Mixed Doubles:

Mate Pavić / Lyudmyla Kichenok defeated Joran Vliegen / Xu Yifan – 6–4, 6–7(9–11), 6–3

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