Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz, 19, wins US Open to become youngest world No. 1 in men's tennis history

Carlos Alcaraz, 19, wins US Open to become youngest world No. 1 in men’s tennis history

NEW YORK — Walking out for his first Grand Slam final at age 19, Carlos Alcaraz bumped fists with fans leaning over a railing along the path leading to the Arthur Ashe Stadium court. Moments later, after the coin toss, Alcaraz turned to sprint to the baseline for the warm-up, until being beckoned back to …

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Carlos Alcaraz to play for US Open title, shot at No. 1 ranking after 5-set win over Frances Tiafoe

Carlos Alcaraz to play for US Open title, shot at No. 1 ranking after 5-set win over Frances Tiafoe

NEW YORK — Carlos Alcaraz and Frances Tiafoe engaged in a high-level, high-energy spectacle of a back-and-forth semifinal at the US Open — no point over when it seemed to be, no ball out of reach, no angle too audacious. one-sequence was so stuffed with “What?! How?!” moments by both men that Arthur Ashe Stadium …

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