The US Open quarterfinal clash between Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner of Italy was very exciting, with Alcaraz winning the semi-finals of the US Open for the first time.
Most Late Ending Match in History
The US Open is the second such match that lasted the longest and it has also become the longest match ever. Earlier, in 1992, the semi-final match between Stefan Edberg of Sweden and Michael Chang of America lasted five hours and 26 minutes, which is the longest match of the US Open. The quarter-final tennis match between Alcaraz and Sinner lasted at 2:50 pm on Thursday, becoming the longest-ending match in the history of the US Open.
Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz and Italy’s Jannik Sinner had a very exciting quarter-final tennis match at the last Grand Slam US Open of the year, with Alcaraz winning the semi-finals of the US Open for the first time. Third seed Alkraj defeated Sinar 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-7 (0), 7-5, 6-3 in a thrilling match that lasted five hours and 15 minutes.
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Tough competition between the two players
There was a very tough fight between Alkraj and Sinar. Alcaraz easily won the first set and was leading in the second set as well, but the 21-year-old Sinner saved four set points to take it to the tiebreak. This young player from Italy won the tiebreak. In the third set, once again there was tough competition between the two players, and this set was also decided by going to the tiebreak.
Alcaraz enters semi-finals of US Open for the first time
In the tie-break, Sinner did not give any chance to Alkaraz and won the second set in a row. In the fourth set, Sinner was able to take a 2-1 lead, but from here Alcaraz returned after winning two games to score 3-1. Alcaraz took this set to his name and dragged the match to the fifth set. Alcaraz saved match points in the fifth set and broke the sinner’s services several times. In this way, he won both the set and the match. Alcaraz made it to the semi-finals of the US Open tennis for the first time by registering a win.
Chance to become number one in the ranking
The 19-year-old is the youngest player to reach the semi-finals tennis match of the US Open since Pete Sampras won the title in 1990. By reaching the final, Alkraj may also have a chance to become number one in the rankings to be released next week. Alcaraz will face France’s Tiafoe of America in the semi-finals.