Carlos Alcaraz beats Novak Djokovic to win Wimbledon, his second major trophy

Carlos Alcaraz, a 20-year-old from Spain, triumphed over Novak Djokovic to win Wimbledon, netting his second major trophy.

Big game overview: Alcaraz defeated Djokovic, halting his 34-match winning streak at Wimbledon.
* Alcaraz achieved a win despite starting poorly, with a final score of 1-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4.
* Djokovic, who was aiming for a record-tying eighth title and fifth in a row at the grass-court tournament, was hindered from claiming his 24th career major.

Significance of the win: Alcaraz’s victory makes him the third-youngest male champion at Wimbledon in the Open era.
* He had previously faced Djokovic at the French Open, where he started strong only to suffer from cramps and ultimately faded.

Key moments: Alcaraz proved his tenacity with major plays across the match.
* There was a standout 32-point, 25-minute game that ushered Alcaraz to win the third set.
* Keeping his edge, Alcaraz secured a crucial lead by breaking 2-1 in the fifth set with a backhand passing winner.

After the match: This victory signals a promising future for Alcaraz.
* Despite having only been in two Grand Slam finals compared to Djokovic’s record 35, Alcaraz demonstrated his potential for a successful career in professional tennis.

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