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The Wesleyan Argus | US Open Rounds Off 2022 Tennis Grand Slams

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Nineteen-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz made worldwide headlines with his 6–4, 2–6, 7–6(1), 6–3 win in the final of the 2022 US Open on Sunday, Sept. 11, making him the youngest major champion since Rafael Nadal in 2005. Alcaraz’s win came after three hours and 20 minutes of gameplay, rounding off the four Grand Slams of the year and marking the end of an epic season of majors. 

The first major of 2022 saw the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tours arrive in Melbourne, Australia for the Australian Open, held from Monday, Jan. 17 to Sunday, Jan. 30. Though Novak Djokovic was the center of attention ahead of the opening days of the tournament after announcing that he was unvaccinated for COVID-19, eventually leading to the revocation of his visa, the Australian Open proved to be…

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