Miami: Spain’s young tennis player Carlos Alcaraz Garfia won his maiden Miami Open (ATP Masters 1000) tennis tournament title with a resounding victory in the final. Alcaraz defeated sixth seed Kasper Rood of Norway 7-5, 6-4 in the final at the Hard Rock Stadium to claim his third Tour-level title.
In the 37-year history of the Miami Open, Alcaraz has become the youngest Miami men’s champion and the third youngest overall. With this win, he will move up to a career-best number 11 in the ATP rankings.
Alcaraz said after the match, I have no words to describe how I feel right now. It’s very special to win your first Masters 1000 title here in Miami. I have an incredible team and family. I am very happy with this win.