The ‘Alcaraz phenomenon’ broke two more records in New York


Carlos Alcaraz made history this Sunday in New York. The Murcian tennis player was declared champion of the US Open, became the second youngest in the history of the tournament after Pete Sampras in 1990and also managed to rise to the first place in the ATP ranking.

Alcaraz surpassed, at 19 years and 4 months, the precocity record held by Lleyton Hewitt (20 years and 8 months)in a clear sign that we are dealing with a player destined to mark an era in tennis.

Something that many more people seem to believe as a result of the amazing figures achieved in the tournament. And it is, despite the casualties of Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev and the early elimination of Daniil Medvedev and Rafa Nadal, US Open 2022 registered an all-time viewership record this year, with 776,120, improving on 2019’s 737,872according to official data provided by the organization.

Also, for the first time in the 25-year history of the Arthur Ashe court, which has a capacity for 23,859 spectators, the tournament was sold out. in each session.

Source: La Verdad


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