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French Open 2024 Mens Final, Carlos Alcaraz vs Alexander Zverev Live: Zverev Draws First Blood In 2nd Set, Breaks Alcaraz

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Live French Open 2024 Final, Carlos Alcaraz vs Alexander Zverev: Carlos Alcaraz is control of the proceedings in the ongoing French Open 2024 men’s singles final against Alexander Zverev. The Spaniard is a set up against the German at Court Philippe-Chatrier. However, it was Zverev who drew first blood in the second set, breaking Alcaraz. After breaking Zverev’s serve thrice, Alcaraz took the first set 6-3. Zverev is bidding for a maiden Grand Slam title while Alcaraz is hoping the youngest to win a major in all three surfaces. 

Here are the LIVE Updates of French Open Men’s Singles Final Between Carlos Alcaraz vs Alexander Zverev

  • 19:53 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz rolls on!

    Alcaraz holds but Zverev was fuming there! It’s not too much to say that he has no idea how to turn this around. 

    Zverev 1 (3):(6) 2 Alcaraz 

  • 19:48 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev hanging by a thread!

    Zverev fires an overhead volley to hold to Deuce! He makes it 1-1 in this second game. He cannot afford another break at this stage.

    Zverev 1 (3):(6) 1 Alcaraz 

  • 19:41 (IST)

    French Open Live: Gauff is a doubles champion!

    In another news, Coco Gauff has won her first doubles Grand Slam title. Gauff and her playing partner Katerina Siniakova scored a straight sets victory Italians Jasmine Paolini and Sara Errani 7-6, 6-3 on Court Philippe Chatrier earlier in the day.

  • 19:28 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz wins first set!

    After nine games and four breaks, Alcaraz takes the first set in approximately 20 minutes. He is only going to get stronger from here. Zverev really struggling with his serve.

  • 19:22 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz survives, holds!

    Carlitos digs deep to go 5-3 up. He is one game away from taking this opening set in this title-deciding match. Can Zverev bounce back?

  • 19:16 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev rallies to save multiple break points!

    Zverev survives! Saves 2 break points to make it 3-4. Alcaraz can restore his 2 game advantage with a hold.

  • 19:07 (IST)

    French Open Live: Carlitos breaks again to take narrow lead!

    Alcaraz levels and then breaks again! Carlitos is all fired up as he looks to wrap this set as early as possible. For the record, all three breaks have come from the same side.

  • 19:01 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev holds to 15!

    Brilliant comeback from Zverev! He holds to 15 and makes it 2-1. The German is into it now

  • 18:55 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev breaks back!

    Zverev is strikes back and makes it 1-1 as Alcaraz fails to hold his serve. A couple of unforced errors from the Spaniard give the German a chance to recuperate.

  • 18:50 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz breaks!

    Zverev fumbles as Alcaraz strikes! The Spaniard is up and running in this first set. He will now look to hold and take a 2-0 advantage in this final

  • 18:40 (IST)

    French Open Live: Road to the final!

    Alcaraz has dropped just three sets on his way to the final while Zverev has lost 5, featuring in two five-set thrillers.

  • 18:37 (IST)

    French Open Live: Calm before the storm!

    Both players have arrived on court and we are moments away from the first serve of the match. Alcaraz and Zverev are currently warming each other up.

  • 18:33 (IST)

    French Open Live: Can Zverev prevail this time?

    Zverev’s campaign has been overshadowed by court case in Berlin over allegations he assaulted an ex-girlfriend. The case was dropped after a settlement was agreed hours before his semi-final win over Casper Ruud.

  • 18:22 (IST)

    French Open Live: What next for Zverev?

    Zverev was once regarded as the biggest threat to the dominance of Nadal, Djokovic and Federer. Now 27, the German is yet to win a Grand Slam. He had made the semi-final last year but his season ended on Court Philippe-Chatrier via a brutal ankle injury. He was forced to pull out of the game against Rafael Nadal mid-match.

  • 18:16 (IST)

    French Open Live: Here’s what Alcaraz said on the final!

    Alcaraz is bidding for his first major on clay. The 21-year-old lost eventual champions Novak Djokovic in the semi-final last year. In 2022, it was Zverev who ended the then teenagers Roland Garros dream.

    Here’s what he said on facing Zverev once again: “I always wanted to be one of the best players in the world. If I want to be one of the best players in the world, I have to be a good player in every surface, like Roger did, Novak, Rafa, Murray. The best players in the world had success in every surface. So I consider myself a player who adapts very well his style in every surface.”

  • 18:09 (IST)

    French Open Live: Can Zverev finally win a Grand Slam?

    Alexander Zverev bids to become the 59th men in Open era to win a Grand Slam. He will be playing his first major final since an agonising defeat by Dominic Thiem at the 2020 US Open.

  • 18:05 (IST)

    French Open Final 2024 LIVE: Alcaraz eyes history!

    Two-time Grand Slam champion Alcaraz is aiming to become the youngest man to win major titles on all three surfaces. The Spaniard defeated Novak Djokovic to win Wimbledon last year and also lifted the US Open trophy as a teenager in 2022.

  • 18:04 (IST)

    French Open Final 2024 LIVE: Hello!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the French Open 2024 men’s singles final. It’s Carlos Alcaraz up against Alexander Zverev at Court Philippe-Chatrier.

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