Young Tennis Sensation Stuns World with Epic Victory
Sep 07, 2023
Carlos Alcaraz defeated Alexander Zverev in straight sets during a crucial US Open quarter-final match.
Despite making more unforced errors than winners and a low first-serve percentage, Alcaraz converted all four breakpoint opportunities and saved all five he faced.
Alcaraz is set to face Daniil Medvedev in the semi-finals, setting up a thrilling matchup between the past two US Open champions.
Zverev, a former world No 2, showed resilience against Alcaraz despite sustaining an injury during the match.
Madison Keys delivered a dominating performance, defeating Marketa Vondrousova in the women's draw, securing a spot in the semi-finals.
Keys showcased exceptional resilience by saving all nine break points she encountered.
Gauff is set to compete against Karolina Muchova in the women's semi-finals.
A spectator required medical attention during Keys' match, but it was unrelated to the sweltering conditions.
During the match, Vondrousova, who won her first major title at Wimbledon, struggled with an arm ailment.
Keys is poised to face Aryna Sabalenka in the semi-finals and looks forward to the support of her home crowd.