Carlos Alcaraz claimed that in order to defeat Frances Tiafoe and get to his first Grand Slam final, he had to offer everything he had. Alcaraz beat Tiafoe 6-7 (6) 6-3 6-1 6-7 (5) 6-3 on Friday to go to the US Open final.
Alcaraz was able to maintain his composure and win the match in five sets after failing to convert on a match point in the fourth set. There were four hours and 19 minutes in the game. “To be quite honest, you have to give your all in a Grand Slam semi-final; we must compete to the the last ball.
Whether we battle for five or six hours doesn’t matter. It is irrelevant. You must give your all on the court “Alcaraz declared. “Frances gave her everything on the court. This is incredible.”
Alcaraz has the potential to win a Grand Slam and rise to No.
Alcaraz faces Casper Ruud in the US Open championship match. There will soon be a new Grand Slam champion and world No. 1 in the game. The winner will also take Daniil Medvedev’s place as the leader on Monday. “Being able to fight for important causes is fantastic.
first time competing in a Grand Slam final. The No. 1 in the world is visible to me, but it is also very far away “Alcaraz declared. “I still have to play a player who is amazing. He should participate in the championship.
He participated in a Grand Slam final at Roland Garros. I’ve never done this before. I’m going to put everything I’ve got into it. I’ll have to manage my jitters about playing in a Grand Slam final, but I’m clearly quite delighted and, as I’ve said before every match, I’m going to have fun.
I’m going to take it all in and see what happens.” Ruud and Alcaraz have a 2-0 head-to-head record. For his first Masters victory earlier this year, Alcaraz overcame Ruud in the Miami final.