US Open Highlights: Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest Grand Slam winner since 2005 French Open.© AFP
Carlos Alcaraz vs. Casper Ruud Highlights: Carlos Alcaraz defeated Casper Ruud in a four-set thriller to clinch his maiden Grand Slam. The Spaniard started the titular clash on a high and took the first set 6-4 but Casper Ruud made a good comeback and registered a one-side 6-2 win in the second set. The third set of the US Open men’s singles final went to the tiebreaker with Carlos Alcaraz beating Casper Ruud to take a 2-1 set lead. Alcaraz won the third set 7-6 (7/1). In the fourth set, Alcaraz put up a further better show in terms of energy and composure. The teenager sealed the set 6-3 to take home his first Grand Slam. It is worth noting that Alcaraz is the youngest Grand Slam winner since Rafael Nadal won the first of his 22 Grand Slam titles at the 2005 French Open. Meanwhile, the title win in New York also sees him become the youngest world number 1.
Here are the Highlights of US Open Men’s Singles final between Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud:
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US Open Final Live: Carlos Alcaraz is the new US Open champion!
Carlos Alcaraz has won the fourth set and thus the match. He has beaten Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-3.
Live Score: Ruud stays afloat
Casper Ruud has won the game on his serve to stay alive in the match, but for how long? Carlos Alcaraz serves next and if he wins the game, it will bag him a maiden US Open title.
US Open Live: Alcaraz, you beauty!
Carlos Alcaraz is not tired, he is rather more energetic than the start. He has held on in his serve to take a 5-2 lead. A title win to him seems only a matter of time from here on.
Live Score: Alcaraz breaks Ruud
Carlos Alcaraz has broken the serve of Casper Ruud. It this the match? Well, we will discover that later but one thing is for sure that Ruud will be under pressure from here on.
US Open Live: Alcaraz on fire!
Carlos Alcaraz is putting on a show here at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. He is getting stronger and stronger with the passage of play.
Carlos Alcaraz vs. Casper Ruud: Alcaraz holds serve again!
Carlos Alcaraz has won the game on his serve and that helps him regain the lead against Casper Ruud. It’s 3-2 in his favour at the moment.
Live Score: Ruud levels scores
Casper Ruud has made it 2-2 again!
US Open Live: Alcaraz leads 2-1
Soon after Casper Ruud levelled the scores on his serve, Carlos Alcaraz won the following game on his serve to regain the lead.
Carlos Alcaraz vs. Casper Ruud: Alcaraz holds serve
Carlos Alcaraz was trailing 0-30 at one stage but he made a superb comeback to eventually seal the game.
US Open Live: Alcaraz takes third set
Carlos Alcaraz has sealed the third set with a 7-1 win in the tiebreaker against Casper Ruud. He bagged the set 7-6 (7/1).
Live Score: 3rd set goes to tiebreaker
Carlos Alcaraz has taken Casper Ruud into the tiebreaker.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Casper Ruud: Neck-and-neck fight
Casper Ruud is making things tough for Carlos Alcaraz, who is trying hard to take the set into a tiebreaker.
US Open Live: Casper Ruud holds!
Casper Ruud holds in his serve to take a slender lead. He is 6-5 ahead of Carlos Alcaraz.
Live Score: Alcaraz levels scores
Carlos Alcaraz held on in his serve to make it 5 all.
Casper Ruud holds!
It wasn’t deuce for too long and Casper Ruud now leads the set 5-4.
US Open Live: Deuce at 4-4
Can Carlos Alcaraz get the crucial break to serve for the set?
US Open final live: What a rally!
That was intense, with Casper Ruud playing some amazing forehands and Carlos Alcaraz desperately keeping himself in the point, but in the end, the Norwegian comes out on top
US Open Final live: Alcaraz makes it 4-4
Carlos Alcaraz comes back from behind to hold his serve. There were some good shots on display by the Spaniard in this game
US Open Final live: Casper Ruud holds
Casper Ruud takes a 4-3 lead in the third set after holding his serve
Carlos Alcaraz vs. Casper Ruud: Alcaraz holds
Carlos Alcaraz holds his serve to level the third set 3-3
US Open 2022: Ruud leads Alcaraz in the third set
Casper Ruud held on his serve to lead 3-2 against Carlos Alcaraz.
Live Score: Ruud breaks Alcaraz
Casper Ruud has broken Carlos Alcaraz’s serve to make it 2 all in the ongoing third set.
US Open 2022: Ruud wins 1st game in third set
Casper Ruud has opened his account in the ongoing third set by winning a game on his serve.
Carlos Alcaraz vs. Casper Ruud: Superb shot!
A brilliant lob from Carlos Alcaraz helps him equal scores at 30 against Casper Ruud in the ongoing third game of the third set.
Live Score: Alcaraz breaks Ruud
Carlos Alcaraz has broken the serve of Casper Ruud early in the third set to take a 1-0 lead. This is a better show from Alcaraz in the third set.
US Open 2022: Ruud wins second set
Casper Ruud has broken the serve of Carlos Alcaraz again and that helps him win the second set 6-2. The match is now tied at 1-1.
Live Score: Ruud closes in on win
Casper Ruud is extremely close to sealing the second set in his favour. He currently leads Carlos Alcaraz 5-2.
US Open 2022: Ruud breaks Alcaraz
Casper Ruud has broken the serve of Carlos Alcaraz and that sees him lead the ongoing second set 4-2.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Casper Ruud: Casper Ruud leads 3-2
Carlos Alcaraz came extremely close to breaking Casper Ruud’s serve once again but this time the Norwegian held his nerves really well to bag the game.
US Open 2022: Alcaraz levels scores
Carlos Alcaraz has made it 2 all in the ongoing second set.
US Open 2022: Ruud holds again!
Supreme dominance from Casper Ruud on his serve and he now leads the second set 2-1.
Carlos Alcaraz vs. Casper Ruud: Easy for Alcaraz!
Carlos Alcaraz didn’t give Casper Ruud any chance on his serve and levelled the scores with it. It’s one all currently.
US Open 2022: Ruud holds
Casper Ruud has won the first game of the second set against Carlos Alcaraz to take an early lead.
Live Score: Carlos Alcaraz wins first set
Carlos Alcaraz has won the game on his serve and thus seals the set 6-4 against Casper Ruud. The Norwegian did give a tough fight but his serve was broken in the third game by Alcaraz and that eventually made all the difference between the two.
US Open 2022: Ruud stays in hunt
Casper Ruud has won a game to decrease the gap to 4-5 in the ongoing first set. If Carlos Alcaraz wins the next game in which he will be serving, he will bag the set.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Casper Ruud: Alcaraz closes in on win
Carlos Alcaraz is extremely close to winning the first set. He now leads 5-3 after winning the recent game on his serve.
US Open 2022: Ruud decreases gap
Casper Ruud holds on in his serve and closes the gap on Carlos Alcaraz. The Norwegian trails the Spaniard 3-4.
Live Score: Alcaraz leads 4-2
Carlos Alcaraz has won the game on his serve to extend the lead once again. It’s 4-2 at the moment in Alcaraz’s favour.
US Open 2022: Ruud bounces back
Casper Ruud has won the game on his serve to decrease the gap on Carlos Alcaraz. The Norwegian now trails 2-3.
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