French Open 2024 Mens Final, Carlos Alcaraz vs Alexander Zverev Highlights© X (Twitter)

French Open 2024 Final, Carlos Alcaraz vs Alexander Zverev Highlights: Third seed Carlos Alcaraz came from a set down to win the French Open 2024 men’s singles title, beating fourth seed Alexander Zverev in a five-set thriller. This was Alcaraz maiden French Open triumph, and his third overall in Grand Slams. This comes after Zverev had come from a set down to go 2-1, claiming the second and third sets 6-2 and 7-5 respectively. Alcaraz had won the opening set 6-3 after breaking Zverev’s serve three times. Alcaraz remains unbeaten in Grand Slam finals.

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

  • 23:08 (IST)

    French Open Live: Game, Set And Match!

    Carlos Alcaraz takes the fifth and final set 6-2 to win the French Open 2024 men’s singles title. So close yet so far for Alexander Zverev, whose wait for a maiden Grand Slam title goes on. Alcaraz becomes the youngest man to win a Grand Slam on all three surfaces.

  • 23:01 (IST)

    French Open Live: Another break from Alcaraz!

    Alcaraz has been too good for Zverev in the last two sets. He breaks again and will now serve for the match. Alcaraz has been too good with his backhands. Zverev’s net play has been a shocker

  • 22:55 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz in control!

    Another massive hold from Alcaraz as he restores the two-game advantage in the deciding fifth set. It’s now or never for Zverev. He needs to hold his serve now

  • 22:46 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev keeps the pressure up!

    Massive hold from Zverev as he keeps the pressure on Alcaraz after that early break from the Spaniard. It’s 3-2 to Alcaraz

  • 22:35 (IST)

    French Open Live: Big hold from Alcaraz!

    Huge let-off for Alcaraz as the Spaniard saves multiple break points to hold. He now leads 3-1 with one hand on the French Open crown

  • 22:25 (IST)

    French Open Live: Advantage Alcaraz in decider!

    Another break from Carlos Alcaraz, who seems to be gaining the upper hand. Zverev, on the other hand, has looked pretty lethargic in this decider. Big serve coming up

  • 22:10 (IST)

    French Open Live: Off To The Decider!

    Alcaraz claims the fourth set 6-1 to force this match into the fifth and final set. Hard to predict who will win this as Zverev really struggled with his serve with the breeze coming in. 

    Zverev (2):(2) Alcaraz

  • 22:03 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz to serve for 4th set!

    Alcaraz breaks back to go 5-1 up! It seems like we are heading towards the fifth and deciding set. He has blown away Zverev so far in this set

    Zverev 1 (2):(1) 5 Alcaraz
  • 21:48 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz is on the charge!

    Carlitos on fire! He goes up 4-0 and Zverev looks shell shocked. This game is far from over though. As things stand, we are heading into the decider

    Zverev 0 (2):(1) 4 Alcaraz

  • 21:39 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz is not giving up!

    Carlos Alcaraz breaks early in the 4th set! He goes 2-0 up. Zverev really struggled with his serve from the tricky end, into the breeze.

    Zverev 0 (2):(1) 2 Alcaraz

  • 21:28 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev goes 2-1 up!

    Alexander Zverev takes the third set 7-5! He is one set away from a maiden Grand Slam title. Can Carlitos Alcaraz manage a comeback? We have already seen a lot of twists and turns already

    Zverev (2):(1) Alcaraz

  • 21:14 (IST)

    French Open Live: Advantage Zverev!

    Alcaraz broken, again! Zverev has turned this tie on its head. He will now serve to take this third set. Big game coming up. Problems for Alcaraz. Zverev is winning all the net points

  • 21:08 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev breaks back!

    Zverev pegs Alcaraz back with a break of his own! A big opportunity missed from Alcaraz’s point of view. Zverev makes it 4-5 and will now serve to restore parity

    Zverev 4 (3, 6):(6, 2) 5 Alcaraz

  • 20:56 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz survives!

    Phew! That felt like an eternity. Alcaraz saves 2 break points go 5-2 up in the third set. Zvereve will now serve to stay alive in this third set.

  • 20:47 (IST)

    French Open Live: Advantage Alcaraz!

    Alcaraz breaks! Big moment in the match. Alcaraz will feel he is back in the match. He leads 4-2 and will serve to go up 5-2.

    Zverev 2 (3, 6):(6, 2) 4 Alcaraz

  • 20:32 (IST)

    French Open Live: Match on a rolling boil!

    Alcaraz holds, and so does Zverev! The Spaniard holds again with a brilliant backhand down the line. He leads 2-1 in the third set.

  • 20:22 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev makes it 1-1!

    Zverev levels the match at 1-1! Sheer dominance from the German in this set as he claims it 6-2 against a rather frustrated Alcaraz.

    Zverev (3, 6):(6, 2) Alcaraz 

  • 20:17 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev to serve for parity!

    Big break from Zverev! He will now serve to take the second set and level this match. The German has used his reach to perfection in this second set, and Alcaraz is suddenly flustered.

    Zverev 5 (3):(6) 2 Alcaraz 

  • 20:13 (IST)

    French Open Live: Alcaraz losing momentum!

    Zverev has managed to put Alcaraz under a lot of pressure. The German secures another monumental hold and this tie isn’t over yet.

    Zverev 4 (3):(6) 2 Alcaraz 
  • 20:02 (IST)

    French Open Live: Zverev draws first blood!

    Alexander Zverev has managed to break Alcaraz. He draws first blood in this second set and leads 3-2. Big serve coming up for the German.

    Zverev 3 (3):(6) 2 Alcaraz 
  • 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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