Carlos Alcaraz prevailed after an almost 5-hour battle against Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final, with a score of 1-6 7-6(6) 6-1 3-6 6-4, winning his 2nd Slam title. With this victory the Spaniard became the youngest player in the Open Era to win the men's singles titles at Wimbledon and the US Open, as well as being the third youngest player in the Open Era to win a major on grass and the second to defeat Novak Djokovic in a Grand Slam final in five sets.
A series of incredible earliness records: fans are convinced they have found a new GOAT. Even the former German tennis player Boris Becker expressed his opinion on the subject, explaining his opinion on his instagram profile.
Immediately after the final, six-time Grand Slam champion and sports commentator Becker organized a question and answer session on his Instagram account, during which a user asked if Carlos Alcaraz could become the GOAT.
The German replied that there is still a long way to go for the Spaniard: "Look, Nole has become the most successful player of all time by winning Roland Garros! The road for Carlos is still long. "
The words of Carlos Alcaraz
At the press conference, the Spaniard revealed that winning the Major on grass is a dream come true: "It's a fantastic feeling.
It's a dream come true for me, to be a Wimbledon champion, something I really wanted. Honestly, I didn't expect to get it anytime soon. The time has come to enjoy and share everything, all my sensations. Yes, like I said, it's a dream." The 20-year-old from Murcia then recounted his emotions in beating Djokovic on this court: "Beating Novak at his best, at this stage, making history, being the man who beat him after 10 years of being unbeaten on that court, is It's been fantastic for me.
Like I said, it's fantastic for the new generation too, I think seeing me beat him suggests they can do it too."