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US Open Final LIVE – Alcaraz vs Ruud LIVE Streaming: Carlos Alcaraz insists he is “not afraid” as he targets the US Open title and a slice of history as the youngest men’s world number one on Sunday. The 19-year-old Spaniard tackles Casper Ruud in a winner-takes-all final with both men chasing a maiden Slam crown and the top ranking. “I’m not afraid of the moment,” said Alcaraz, the youngest finalist at a Slam since compatriot Rafael Nadal won the French Open in 2005: Follow US OPEN 2022 FINAL & Check US Open final Match Timing with InsideSport.IN

World No. 1 Rank at STAKE?

  • The fourth-round exits of Rafael Nadal and current world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev at the 2022 US Open opened the door for Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud to claim the ATP Tour’s No. 1 ranking.
  • The Spanish and Norwegian stars—seeded third and fifth, respectively—have powered through that opening by reaching Sunday’s men’s singles final.
  • That high-stakes match will not only crown a first-time Grand Slam champion, but also a new world No. 1.
  • Both Alcaraz and Ruud are one win away from a stunning and historic debut atop the ATP rankings.
  • Alcaraz, 19, would become the first teenager to claim the top spot in the history of the rankings.
  • Ruud, 23, would become the first Norwegian to reach the pinnacle of men’s tennis.

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In a tournament which saw Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer fail to make the start, and four-time winner Nadal falling at the last-16 hurdle, Alcaraz has flourished in his status as champion-in-waiting. His mesmerising shot-making and flamboyance hasve seen him overcome three successive five-setters to make the final. He spent more than 13 hours on court in those three marathons. Against Jannik Sinner, in a five-hour 15-minute quarter-final which ended at 2:50 a.m. on Thursday morning, he saved a match point.

US OPEN FINAL LIVE: No fear as Carlos Alcaraz eyes childhood ‘dream’ in US Open final;Follow Alcaraz vs Ruud LIVE

US OPEN FINAL LIVE: No fear as Carlos Alcaraz eyes childhood 'dream' in US Open final;Follow Alcaraz vs Ruud LIVE
US OPEN FINAL LIVE: No fear as Carlos Alcaraz eyes childhood ‘dream’ in US Open final;Follow Alcaraz vs Ruud LIVE

“I’ve prepared myself mentally and physically to be fighting for the big things on Sunday,” said Alcaraz, the youngest finalist in New York since Pete Sampras in 1990. “I always dreamed of being number one.” Alcaraz has a 2-0 winning record over Ruud, who will be playing in his second Slam final after finishing runner-up to Nadal at the French Open in June.

One of those wins came on hard courts at the Miami final in March. It was one of Alcaraz’s four titles in 2022. In both previous meetings, Alcaraz has won in straight sets. “I am just going for it and I’ll enjoy the moment,” said Alcaraz, whose coach Juan Carlos Ferrero ascended to the number one spot when he made the 2003 final in New York.

Ruud, meanwhile, won’t be afraid of slugging it out for five sets on Sunday — his four-hour 23-minute third round win over Tommy Paul was the tournament’s third longest. The 23-year-old will become number one on Sunday if he becomes the first Norwegian man to win a Grand Slam title.

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However, with eight of his nine career titles coming on clay, Ruud has been dismissed as a one-surface specialist. His three titles in 2022, in Buenos Aires, Geneva and Gstaad, were all on clay. Before this year, he had never got past the third round in New York in four visits but making the final in Miami helped convince him that he can be a force on faster courts.

“Reaching that final I think did something with my self-belief but also respect from other players,” said Ruud, the current world number seven. “Whenever they look at my results, they’ll see, Okay, he made the final of an ATP 1000 on hard court. “This guy knows to play more than clay. If you can have small percentages of fear or respect in your opponent’s head, it will of course help.”

Ruud’s run to the final has been helped by seeing top seed and defending champion Daniil Medvedev fall in the last-16 and fifth-ranked Stefanos Tsitsipas exit in the first round. Both were in Ruud’s half of the draw.

Ruud believes the key to victory on Sunday will be to push Alcaraz as far back as possible. “If he steps in, he can do anything with the ball. He can rip a winner. He also has great touch with the dropshot,” said Ruud. “But if you play with good depth and good length, it’s tougher to hit dropshots. That will be something that I will try to focus on.” Having won just six games in his French Open final mauling at the hands of Nadal, the Norwegian is happy to be facing a different Spaniard. “I’m happy that it’s not Rafa on clay,” he said

When will the US Open Men’s Singles final be played? 

The US Open Men’s Singles final is all set to be played on 11th September, Sunday.

At what time will the US Open Men’s Singles final begin?

The match is scheduled to begin at 1.30 AM IST (Monday).

Where will the US Open final be played? 

The match will be played at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York.

Where to watch the US Open final LIVE STREAMING? 

USA – ESPN & ESPN2 | Canada – TSN | UK – Amazon Prime Video | India – Sony Liv, Sony Ten & Sony Six.

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