Carlos Alcaraz becomes first not named Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray or Rafael Nadal to win Wimbledon since 2002

Dethroning the reigning supreme came with other perks for the budding luminary, Carlos Alcaraz. At just 20 years of age, Carlitos has become a complete player with the skills and power to beat Novak Djokovic, the former World No. 1 and the holder of the most Grand Slam titles. The Wimbledon 2023 finals that unfolded in the grand SW19 Center Court will be revered throughout history.

The Spanish young star went up against the man up for the GOAT title, Novak Djokovic. This duo took the entire world of tennis fans on a four-and-a-half-hour-long rollercoaster ride. No one could be sure of what could happen in the next game. Throughout the match, several records were broken, and in the end, the Spanish young star Alcaraz shattered one of the greatest records.

Carlos Alcaraz’s win over Novak Djokovic marks a new history for Wimbledon since 2002

This was Djokovic’s 35th Grand Slam final and the title would have tied him up with Margaret Court’s all-time record of highest number of Grand Slams. Not only did Alcaraz stop this, but also ended his streak of 45 consecutive wins at the SW19 Center Court. But this was not all!

Carlos Alcaraz is the second Spanish tennis player to play in the Wimbledon finals after Rafael Nadal and the third youngest player to win the Wimbledon title. Now since 2002, no other tennis player other than the sensational Big 4 members was able to take the Wimbledon title. Year after year, it was Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal. 

It is unbelievable that just a year ago, Carlos was an unheeded teenager with big dreams. Now, he is the new champion who broke the pattern of the legendary Big 4 and marked the end of the era. 

Young tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz offers heartfelt messages after winning Wimbledon 2023

Throughout this season Charly had been reiterating how much playing at the Wimbledon meant to him. Talking about it always put a smile on his face and playing in the SW19 was his dream. Just before the finals, the dream became more special because he knew he was going to be going against Nole

From growing up watching Novak Djokovic on-court win tournaments to defeating him at the prestigious Wimbledon finals was definitely going to be a core memory for Charly. He expresses how unreal it feels to make his dream come true so quickly.

Carlos also shares his gratitude and love for his family, especially his father. To win this for his family and team and then to run to give them the biggest hug after, was one of the Spanish icon’s most important moments in life. The young Spaniard could not stop smiling from ear to ear throughout the post-interview and it showed how much this win meant to him.

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