Carlos Alcaraz becomes youngest male grand slam quarter-finalist in 31 years | US Open Tennis 2021 | The Guardian

  • Spaniard is youngest man to reach US Open quarters since 1963
  • Dutch qualifier Botic van de Zandschulp also into last eight

Carlos Alcaraz has become the youngest male quarter-finalist at the US Open since 1963.

The 18-year-old from Spain reached the final eight at Flushing Meadows by beating qualifier Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 5-7, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0 on Sunday. Alcaraz also becomes the youngest men’s quarter-finalist at any grand slam tournament since Michael Chang, who was also 18 when he reached the last eight at the 1990 French Open.

Source: Carlos Alcaraz becomes youngest male grand slam quarter-finalist in 31 years | US Open Tennis 2021 | The Guardian