Carlos Alcaraz’s historic victory over Peter Gojowczyk in the round of 16 of the US Open They have caused the media around the world to look again at the young Spanish tennis player, who has already grabbed numerous headlines after leaving the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, third seed for the title, out of the tournament.
After beating Gojowczyk, Alcaraz has made history again at the US Open by becoming the youngest player to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament since 1963. and matching a feat that has endured since Michael Chang accomplished it in 1991.
The New York Times collects the chronicle with the latest performances of Alcaraz with this headline: “At the US Open, Carlos Alcaraz is poised to be the center of attention.” The prestigious media also points out that “after the young Spanish tennis player surprised Stefanos Tsitsipas, he said that he had dreamed of playing on ‘the best court in the world’ at 18 years old. Now, he has already won on it.”
The newspaper L’Équipe It also dedicates space to the triumph of Carlos Alcaraz at the top of its digital edition with the headline: “Alcaraz no longer stops: he wins another five-set match to advance to the US Open quarterfinals.” The French media reports that “two days after his explosion against Stefanos Tsitsipas, the prodigy Carlos Alcaraz won another five-set match, this time against Peter Gojowczyk (5-7, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 and 6-0). But the German finished the game touched “.
La Gazzetta dello Sport It also highlights the advancement of young people in the tournament with the headline: “US Open, the new generation advances: Auger-Aliassime and Alcaraz in quarters”. They also highlight that “the Canadian extinguishes American enthusiasm by kicking out Tiafoe, while the Spanish breaks a record. Medvedev and Van de Zandschulp also advance in the lower part”
The American medium Sports Illustrated He also takes stock of what happened at the US Open with a photograph of Alcaraz celebrating a victory and with the headline: “Young people steal the show. “
The British media The Guardian It also echoes the milestone of the Murcian tennis player with the headline: “Alcaraz is the youngest boy to reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam in 31 years.” Some data that support also adding that “the Spanish is the youngest tennis player to reach the quarterfinals since 1963. The Dutch from the previous Botic Van de Zandschulp will also be among the eight best.”
In its sports section, the BBC highlights that “Young Spanish Alcaraz wins in five sets to reach US Open quarterfinals.” For its part, the official website of the ATP He also surrendered to the Murcian with this headline: “Alcaraz, 18, creates his story at the US Open”. A story that Alcaraz himself wants to continue writing in New York, now against Felix Auger-Aliassime for a place in the semifinals.