9 May 2022

Tennis: Spanish teen Alcaraz takes Madrid Open title

From Checkpoint, 5:57 pm on 9 May 2022

Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz has burst his way onto the world tennis stage by beating some of the biggest names in the game.

The 19-year-old has edged past Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev at the Madrid Open - and has gone on to win the title.

It means the teenager will go into the French Open later this month ranked sixth in the world.

Sports editor Stephen Hewson reports.