US Open: Carlos Alcaraz defeats Jannik Sinner in a titanic fight and saves MP

The US Open quarterfinal between Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner delivered exactly what was predicted. Alcaraz won 6-3, 6-7, 6-7, 7-5, 6-3 after five hours and fifteen minutes, saving a match point in the fourth set, and entering the first Major semi-final at the age of 19!

The final point was played at 2:50 in the morning, which is a record for the US Open. Alcaraz lost the edge in the third set, and Sinner won it in the fourth, making it a wild ride from start to finish.

In the tenth game, the Italian, who had a 5-3 lead in the fourth set, served to win. He lost four straight games and squandered a match point to keep the Spaniard in the running. Carlos gathered momentum and won the match in the decider to maintain his title defense and advance toward the top spot in the world.

1. They committed 16 double faults and just 13 aces. There were a whopping 42 break opportunities, but Carlos scored 16 more points total. The Spanish player failed to convert 11 of 26 chances and was broken seven times by Sinner‘s 16 break points.

Alcaraz made 38 unforced errors compared to 58 wins. Jannik was unable to control his strokes more effectively and made 60 winners and 60 errors, blowing the match point that would have ended his chances. Alcaraz broke in the first game of the match before scoring on a backhand in game four to even the score at 2-2.

In game seven, Carlos scored a return winner to build a new lead. After 50 minutes, Carlos secured the set by scoring a forehand return winner to make the score 5-3. Sinner opened a 5-3 lead in the second set by breaking at 1-1 and holding at love in game eight.

In game ten, Carlos came back to extend the set and won four set points on the return with a score of 6-5. The Italian resisted them while maintaining his composure and introducing a tie break. At 5-6 in the tie break, the Spaniard successfully avoided a set point with a backhand crosscourt winner, and Sinner then successfully avoided the fifth set point with a powerful serve.

After more than two hours, Jannik finished the set with a backhand return winner at 8-7 to tie the match.

Jannik Sinner was down a match point when Carlos Alcaraz intervened.

In the third set, Carlos had a 4-2 advantage but Jannik broke back in game eight to even the score at 4-4.

In the eleventh game, the Spaniard broke, and in the following game, he served for the set. In order to extend the set and build momentum going into the tie break, the Italian stayed concentrated and converted the third break opportunity in the 12th game. After three hours and 22 minutes, Jannik won it 7-0 to take the set and get closer to the finish line.

In the fourth set, Sinner took the lead 3-1 and appeared poised to win the match. Alcaraz recovered from a break point in game six before making a double error and dropping service at love in the following game. Sinner got a match point in game 10 by serving for the victory.

After Jannik’s awful volley, Carlos broke back to tie the match at 5-5 with a deep return. After four hours and 25 minutes of play, Alcaraz stole his opponent’s serve in game 12 with a volley winner at the net. This forced a deciding.

After falling behind 5-3, the Spaniard won four straight games to become the favorite in the championship match. Sinner maintained his composure and, with a long return at 15, took a break to make it 2-2. In the following game, the Italian blew a 40-15 lead and missed a forehand to lose service and let the opponent back into the match.

At 3-4, Jannik blew a game point, and a break followed a careless backhand that effectively ended his chances of winning this match. Carlos delivered a thunderous serve in game nine to secure the win and advance to the semifinals, which was a first for a Majors player.