Records Carlos Alcaraz broke by winning Madrid Open
- Carlos Alcaraz created history by winning his fifth championship at the Madrid Masters in 2022
- Alcaraz is the Madrid Open's youngest winner ever
- Alcaraz will be next seen playing at the Roland Garros, which starts on May 22
At the Manolo Santana stadium, the 19-year-old won in straight sets (6-3, 6-1). He won his second ATP Masters 1000 championship of the season, after winning the Miami Open earlier in April. It was his tenth win in a row this season.
Carlos Alcaraz in the Madrid Open 2022-
In the round of 32, Alcaraz defeated Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5. He then defeated Cameron Norrie, the ninth seed, 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-3.
Alcaraz turned 19 on Thursday and defeated World No. 4 Nadal in three sets on Friday, World No. 1 Djokovic in three sets on Saturday, and World No. 3 Zverev in two sets on Sunday.
Here is a list of the records that Carlos Alcaraz set after winning the Madrid Open-
1. Alcaraz is the Madrid Open's youngest winner ever. He is 19 years old.
2. He is the second-youngest player in history to have won two ATP Masters 1000 titles.
3. Alcaraz is the first player since Argentine David Nalbandian to defeat three of the top four players (2007) at the ATP Masters 1000.
4. Alcaraz is the youngest player since the ATP Tour's inception in 1990 to defeat three Top-5 players in the same event.
5. Alcaraz is the sixth man in Open Era history to start his career 5-0 in finals.
6. Since Nadal in 2004-05, Alcaraz is the youngest player to win five ATP Tour titles.
7. At the Madrid Open, Alcaraz becomes the first player to defeat Alexander Zverev in straight sets.
Alcaraz will be next seen playing at the Roland Garros, which starts on May 22.