Carlos Alcaraz defeated Novak Djokovic in a thrilling five-set battle at the centre court to win the Wimbledon 2023 Gentlemen's final. The 20-year-old made many records while defeating the invincible Serbian at Wimbledon. Many things were on the line on Sunday for both Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz, but it was Carlos who won it all by 1-6, 7-6(6), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.
2195 – Carlos Alcaraz has become the first player after 2195 days to defeat Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon. Novak's last loss came against Thomas Berdych in the 2017 quarter-finals, when he was forced to retire hurt.
20 – At 20, Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest player in the Open Era able to win Men's Singles title at the US Open and in Wimbledon.
2 – Carlos Alcaraz achieved an impressive feat by becoming the second person to defeat Novak Djokovic in a five-set Grand Slam final. This accomplishment has only been achieved once before by Andy Murray at the US Open in 2012.
6 – Carlos Alcaraz is the third youngest player in the last 40 years to win 6 titles in a single season. He is just older only than Andre Agassi in 1988 and Rafael Nadal in 2005. In the 2023 season, Carlos till now has won Argentina Open, Barcelona Open, India Wells Masters Open, Madrid Open, Queen's Club Championships, and Wimbledon Championships.
"For a boy, 20 years old, I didn't expect to reach these situations so fast. I'm really proud of myself; I'm really proud of the team that I have, the work that we do every day to be able to live this experience."Carlos said post his hisorical win at the Wimbledon
3 – Carlos Alcaraz is now the third youngest player in the Open Era to secure his first Men's Singles title in Wimbledon – older only than Boris Becker (in 1985) and Björn Borg (1976).
1 – Carlos Alcaraz is the first player outside the 'Big 4' of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray to win the men's Wimbledon since Lleyton Hewitt in 2002. Both Roger and Novak won the title eight and seven times respectively during that period.
3661 – Alcaraz is the first man to beat Novak Djokovic on Centre Court since Andy Murray did it 3661 days ago in 2013.