Novak Djokovic Clinches Cincinnati Open Title by Defeating Carlos Alcaraz
Novak Djokovic avenged his Wimbledon final defeat to Carlos Alcaraz by securing a hard-fought victory in the Cincinnati Open
The Serb survived a match point in the second set before ultimately prevailing with a score of 5-7, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-4).
Reflecting on the intense match, Djokovic remarked, “The feeling that I have on the court reminds me a little bit of when I was facing [Rafael] Nadal when we were at our prime.�
He likened the match to his 2012 Australian Open final win against Nadal, emphasizing the battle-like nature of each point.
Djokovic expressed his appreciation for Alcaraz’s performance and maturity on the court, highlighting the young player’s ability to handle pressure with poise.