Watch: Dhoni breaks internet with vintage long-hair look in Alcaraz's US Open QF | Cricket - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Watch: MS Dhoni breaks internet with vintage long-hair look as India legend attends Carlos Alcaraz's US Open QF

Sep 07, 2023 06:45 PM IST

MS Dhoni was present in New York, during Carlos Alcaraz's US Open 2023 quarter-final match at the Flushing Meadows.

With plenty of time off, MS Dhoni visited New York to witness Carlos Alcaraz defeat Alexander Zverev in the US Open 2023 quarter-finals, at the Flushing Meadows. The Spaniard sealed a 6-3 6-2 6-4 win against the German tennis player and will next face Daniil Medvedev in the semi-finals on Saturday.

MS Dhoni was present during Carlos Alcaraz's US Open quarter-final match.
MS Dhoni was present during Carlos Alcaraz's US Open quarter-final match.

The camera caught Dhoni in the stands during a break, when Alcaraz was drinking fluids and getting ready for resumption. The broadcasters also focused on Dhoni, who could be seen chatting with two friends and also sharing a laugh. Here is the video:

Hindustan Times - your fastest source for breaking news! Read now.

Also Read | 'Ye Rohit nahi hai, uska stunt double hai': Shoaib Akhtar lands scorching 'Shaheen Afridi' sucker-punch at India captain

Reacting to the video, fans hailed the moment. Here are the reactions:

Alcaraz, who is the defending US Open champion, will be aiming to beat Medvedev and if he does so, he could face Novak Djokovic in the final. The Serbian ace will take on Ben Shelton in the other semi-final. Speaking after his win, he said, "I try to make the people enjoy watching tennis, watching the matches. I've been trying to do different shots that probably the crowd are not used to seeing in the matches. ... That's what I'm trying — to put a show on."

He also commented on the possibility of facing Djokovic in the final. "Well, obviously it’s closer than (it was at) the beginning of the tournament. It would be great to play a final against Novak here in New York, but ... both of us have really tough semifinals, so let’s see," he stated.

Alcaraz has faced Medvedev three times in his professional career and leads 2-1 in terms of head-to-head. He won their most recent encounter at the 2023 Wimbledon, and that too in straight sets. The Spaniard is currently ranked as ATP world No. 1 in men's singles.

He has won twelve ATP Tour-level singles titles, including two major titles (2022 US Open and 2023 Wimbledon) and four Masters 1000 titles. After his 2022 US Open, he became the youngest man and first teenager in the Open Era to top the singles rankings, at 19 years, 4 months, and six days old.

Unlock a world of Benefits with HT! From insightful newsletters to real-time news alerts and a personalized news feed – it's all here, just a click away!- Login Now!
Catch all the Latest Cricket News, Live Cricket Score and IPL 2024 Schedule, WPL Live match updates along with Cricket Schedule, WPL 2024 and other related updates on Hindustan Times Website and APPs
SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR
    author-default-90x90

    At HT Sports Desk, passionate reporters work round the clock to provide detailed updates from the world of sports. Expect nuanced match reports, previews,reviews, technical analysis based on statistics, the latest social media trends, expert opinions on cricket, football, tennis, badminton, hockey,motorsports, wrestling, boxing, shooting, athletics and much more.

SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Monday, March 04, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On