Carlos Alcaraz takes on Casper Ruud for the US Open title and world number one after beating Frances Tiafoe in another five-set classic to reach his first grand slam final.
The 19-year-old is the youngest man to reach a slam final since his compatriot Rafael Nadal won his first title at the French Open in 2005.
Comparisons between the compatriots are inescapable and Alcaraz, who had fought five sets after 2am in his previous two matches, showed Nadal-like abilities of mental and physical stamina to recover and beat American Tiafoe 6-7 ( 6) 6-3 6-1 6-7 (5) 6-3.
It was a breakthrough tournament for 24-year-old Tiafoe, beating Nadal for the biggest win of his career in the fourth round before becoming the first American to make the last four in New York for 16 years and the first black American. husband since Arthur Ashe in 1972.
But it is the third seed Alcaraz who advances to the final to face Norwegian Ruud, with both men knowing the win would put them at the top of the rankings – Alcaraz as the youngest man ever.
Here’s everything you need to know.
When is the US Open Men’s Final?
Casper Ruud vs Carlos Alcaraz starts today, Sunday, September 11, at a little after 9pm BST.
How can I watch the US Open Men’s final?
The US Open will be shown live on Amazon Prime in the UK, with all matches from the tournament available to stream on Prime Video, which is available on Smart TVs and the Prime Video app, as well as online. If you’re not an Amazon Prime Video subscriber, get started a free 30-day trial here.
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