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Carlos Alcaraz defeats Daniil Medvedev to take Indian Wells title and top spot in world rankings

After falling in the 2022 semifinals to fellow countryman and tennis legend Rafa Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz earns his first title at Indian Wells.

CARLOS ALCARAZ - 2023 BNP Paribas Open Men's Singles Champion

The 19-year-old defeated Daniil Medvedev in straight sets (6-3, 6-2), ending Medvedev's 19-match win streak.

With the win, the 2022 US Open champion will re-take his spot as the World No. 1.

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