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Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) celebrates with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic (SRB) in the final of the Gentlemen's Singles on Centre Court

Which Rolex was Carlos Alcarez wearing when he lifted the Wimbledon trophy?

Carlos Alcarez wore a Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 116519 LN, which has an 18-karat yellow-gold case, a black Cerachrom bezel, and a dial made from a sliver of a meteorite. 

With the retirement of Swiss legend Roger Federer, it was looking like Rolex might spend some time searching for another Grand Slam title-winning brand ambassador.

More frustrating still, Novak Djokovic, at the age of 36, still looks capable of dominating the tennis circuit for years to come.

And, every time he lifts a trophy, it is a Hublot that gets world-wide attention, as was the case on Sunday when he was handed silverware by the Princess of Wales after the Men’s Singles Final at Wimbledon wearing a Hublot Big Bang Integrated in green ceramic.

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But, for once, it was not the winner’s trophy he received, but the runner’s-up salver, because a new star — yet another Rolex Testimonee — who raised the famous Wimbledon trophy: Spain’s 20-year-old Carlos Alcarez deposed the Serbian in an epic five-setter that may signal a changing of the guard at the top of men’s tennis for the coming decade.

It was not a complete surprise.

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Alcarez entered the tournament as the world number one, and had already won his first  Grand Slam title at the US Open last year.

He joins an exclusive group of Rolex Testimonees to have lifted the trophy including Rod Laver, Björn Borg, Stefan Edberg and Roger Federer.

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Carlos Alcarez wore a Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 116519 LN, which has an 18-karat yellow-gold case, a black Cerachrom bezel, and a dial made from a sliver of a meteorite.

As he presented the cup to tennis fans around Centre Court and to television viewers around the world, Mr Alcarez wore a Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 116519 LN, which has an 18-karat yellow-gold case, a black Cerachrom bezel, and a dial made from a sliver of a meteorite.

Forget about finding one new, but we did discover the watch listed on eBay, which means it is sold with an Authenticity Guarantee, for £75,000.

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