Carlos Alcaraz wins Argentina Open after three-month injury layoff

    Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest winner of the Argentina Open.

    (CNN)Carlos Alcaraz capped off a stunning return from injury as he defeated Cameron Norris 6-3 7-5 to win the Argentina Open on Sunday.

    Prior to last week, last year's US Open champion had been out of action for more than three months as he recovered from hamstring and abdominal injuries.
    But the 19-year-old, ranked second in the world behind Novak Djokovic, made a seamless return to competitive tennis in Buenos Aires, dropping only one set during the course of the tournament.
      Against Great Britain's Norrie, Alcaraz took control of the contest by winning seven straight games between the end of the first set and start of the second.
        He failed to serve out for the match at 5-3 in the second set but wrapped up the victory three games later with a brilliant forehand drop shot.
        "It's been a great week for me, a dream week after a long time with no competition. Coming to Buenos Aires and showing the level I showed is amazing and really special. It has been an emotional week, too," Alcaraz said, according to Reuters.
        Alcaraz plays a backhand against Norrie in the Argentina Open final.