Sporting Life: Welcome to tennis the Alcaraz way: Fast, ferocious and fun

Carlos Alcaraz won 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 for his first Grand Slam title. PHOTO: AFP
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When the ground staff turned up at Arthur Ashe Stadium on the morning after the US Open men’s final, they would have known who had been playing on Sunday night.
Streaks of burnt shoe rubber? Peeled paint on the lines?

Ah, blistering Carlos was at work.

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