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Team World's Felix Auger-Aliassime, left, hugs teammate Frances Tiafoe after the latter won the singles tennis match against Team Europe's Stefanos Tsitsipas on the third day of the Laver Cup tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

‘Prime Time’ Tiafoe lifts Team World to first Laver Cup win

- Associated Press

Frances Tiafoe staved off four match points to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 1-6, 7-6 (11), 10-8 on Sunday and clinched victory in the Laver Cup for Team World over Roger Federer’s Team Europe for the first time.

Carlos Alcaraz, of Spain, reacts after defeating Casper Ruud, of Norway, to win the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Alcaraz wins U.S. Open for first Grand Slam title, top ranking

- Associated Press

Using his uncommon combination of moxie and maturity, Carlos Alcaraz beat Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-3 on Sunday to both earn the trophy at Flushing Meadows and become the youngest man to lead the ATP rankings.

Frances Tiafoe, of the United States, reacts after losing to Carlos Alcaraz, of Spain, in the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Tiafoe can’t continue rare run at US Open for American man

- Associated Press

Frances Tiafoe was living his best life in his U.S. Open semifinal, just as he did throughout this magical run at Flushing Meadows, smiling and thriving, yukking it up with the fans, with his opponent, even with his opponent’s coach.

Carlos Alcaraz, of Spain, lays on the court after defeating Frances Tiafoe, of the United States, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Alcaraz tops Tiafoe in 5 to reach U.S. Open final

- Associated Press

Carlos Alcaraz surged into his first Grand Slam final and gave himself a chance to become No. 1 at age 19 by ending Frances Tiafoe’s run at the U.S. Open with a 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-3 victory on Friday night.

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