Carlos Alcaraz successfully defended his title at the Barcelona Open by beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the final.
And Iga Swiatek defeated Aryna Sabalenka
Alcaraz beat Nuno Borges, Roberto Bautista Agut, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Dan Evans to reach the title clash, where he maintained his 100% win record against Tsitsipas (4-0) to win his third title of the 2023 season and ninth overall. The Spaniard did not drop a single set en route to his title defense at the Barcelona Open.
Other tennis players who lauded Alcaraz for his triumph included Roberto Bautista Agut and Nina Stojanovic.
Speaking on his win, Alcaraz said that it was a great feeling to win the Barcelona Open in front of his family, friends and team members.
“It is incredible. To feel this energy and lift the trophy in Barcelona in front of my family and friends, and most members of my team are here as well. Playing this level and to lift the trophy in front of them is a good feeling for me,” Alcaraz said.