Carlos Alcaraz scripted history by beating Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in consecutive games at the 2022 Madrid Open. Alcaraz earned a hard-fought win over his idol Nadal in the quarterfinals and then turned up big time against the World No.1 in the semifinals in the Spanish capital. Alcaraz won the match (5)6-7,7-5, 7-6(5) to become the youngest player to reach the finals of the Madrid Open.
Alcaraz faltered in the first set but he held his nerves to return in the second set. He played sublime tennis to counter Djokovic’s genius. The teenage sensation performed big time and sealed the third set and wrapped up a famous win. He became the first player to win against Nadal and Djokovic on clay as he is looking to write his own history.
On the other hand, Alexander Zverev has fought through several aspects to reach the finals in Madrid. The big German will be going out in the finals to defend his title as he defeated Monte Carlo Masters winner Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinals. Zverev showed great tenacity and grit to hold out the Greek and wrap up the game 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 to progress to the finals.
When and where to watch the final of the ATP Madrid Open 2022?
The epic final clash of the Madrid Open between teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz and defending champion Alexander Zverev is scheduled to start at 10 PM IST on 8th May, 2022. This will be the third meeting between the young players as Zverev has a 2-0 record against the Spaniard. But Alcaraz will be oozing with confidence after wins against top superstars.
ATP Madrid Open 2022: Broadcasting Details
- UK and Ireland- Amazon Prime
- USA- Tennis Channel
- Australia– beIN
- The Middle East and North Africa- beIN Sports
- Central America- ESPN
- Caribbean Islands- Sportsmax
- South America and Oceania- ESPN International
- Canada- TSN, and DAZN
- Sub-Saharan Africa- SuperSport
- India– Voot