INTERVIEW: C. Alcaraz; Rio F Win
Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) speaks with media following his 2022 Rio Open final win.
Carlos Alcaraz arrived at the Rio Open tournament last year as a little-known player, but this year he was welcomed as a global star
The Brit scored his second win over a world No. 2 this season and avenged last weekend's Buenos Aires championship defeat.
The Spanish teenager battled back from a set down to defeat Nicolas Jarry in the semifinals of the ATP 500 event.
Defending champion Alcaraz beat Dusan Lajovic, 6-4, 7-6 (0), on Friday evening.
The Brazilian is now preparing to transition into coaching.