Carlos Alcaraz produces remarkable fightback to beat Jannik Sinner after FIVE HOURS of thrilling US Open quarter-final at Arthur Ashe – which lasted until almost 3am in New York – to set up last-four showdown with Frances Tiafoe
- Carlos Alcaraz beat Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-7, 6-7, 7-5, 6-3 in US Open quarter-final
- The Spaniard was point away from defeat in fourth set before turning it around
- Alcaraz then produced a stunning fight back to claim victory in five sets
- He will now face American star Frances Tiafoe in the last four on Friday night
Carlos Alcaraz produced a stunning fightback to beat Jannik Sinner in five sets and set up a US Open semi-final clash with Frances Tiafoe.
The young Spaniard, 19, was on the verge of defeat when Sinner recovered from a set down to leave himself with match point in the fourth.
That was before Alcaraz flipped the script in a remarkable turnaround at Arthur Ashe, recovering to claim the fourth 7-5 and then winning the fifth 6-3 to set up a showdown with Tiafoe in the last four.
It was an unforgettable encounter between the pair, who battled it out for five hours in New York before Alcaraz emerged victorious just before 3am.
Carlos Alcaraz produced a stunning fightback to beat Jannik Sinner in five sets at the US Open