ATP 2023: Rio Open - Norrie v Alcaraz

28th February 2023

In the Rio Open final, Britain's Cameron Norrie staged a remarkable comeback against world No 2 Carlos Alcaraz, overcoming a set deficit to win 5-7, 6-4, 7-5. This victory marked a turnaround from his recent loss to the 19-year-old Spaniard in Buenos Aires. Norrie, claiming his first ATP title of 2023 and fifth overall, faced adversity when trailing in the second set. However, seizing an opportunity as Alcaraz struggled with a leg injury, Norrie rallied to win four consecutive games, shifting the momentum. Despite a fierce battle in the third set, Norrie capitalized on break point opportunities, securing the win at the ATP 500 event.

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