Watch MS Dhoni and Kapil Dev captured waving hand during Jannik Sinner vs Carlos Alcaraz US Open match

The match resulted in becoming the second longest match in the tournament’s history.

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The camera caught MS Dhoni and Kapil Dev, two former Indian cricket greats, during the suspenseful thriller. Both the legends could be spotted cheering on Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner during their US Open match.

Alcaraz advanced to his first grand slam semifinal by defeating Sinner in an exciting matchup of up-and-coming players. After five hours and fifteen minutes of relentless tennis, the Spanish teen sensation Alcaraz eventually prevailed 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-7 (0), 7-5, 6-3, setting up a showdown with Frances Tiafoe. The match resulted in becoming the second longest match in the tournament’s history.

By surviving a match point in the fourth set and coming back from a breakdown to upset his 21-year-old rival in the decider, the 19-year-old once again showcased his extraordinary talent. He may still leave New York as the world No. 1, but this match served as more of a warning that men’s tennis should not be terrified of a future without its ageing superstars in a competition that appears to have finally announced a true changing of the guard.

Meanwhile, this epic rivalry at the last Grand Slam of the year was witnessed by legendary MS Dhoni and Kapil Dev as the Sony Sports Network captured the two waving onto the camera in the stands at Arthur Ashe.