Victorious over Daniil Medvedev (6-2, 7-6, 7-6), Dominic Thiem will play his first final at the US Open against Alexander Zverev, striker of Pablo Carreno-Busta (3-6, 2-6, 6- 3, 6-4, 6-3) in the night from Friday to Saturday.
While waiting for the Roland-Garros tournament, the last round of the Grand Slam in this year 2020 marked by the coronavirus, the final of the US Open will dedicate an unprecedented winner after a duel between Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev.
Zverev ends Carenno-Busta’s dream
First qualified, the German will play his first final in a Major after offering a stunning spectacle during his half against Pablo Carreno-Busta this Friday evening.
Led two rounds to nothing by the Spaniard, Novak Djokovic scorer on disqualification, the world number 7 finally won after an intense fight (3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3) from 3:22 a.m.
– US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 11, 2020
“I couldn’t be happier, it’s the first time I’ve won after being led two sets to zero and I’m doing it at this stage of the tournament,” said the 23-year-old German. But the most high step remains to be taken. “
Thiem as boss
And for good reason, in the final Alexander Zverev will have a lot to do against Dominic Thiem. Unhappy finalist at the Australian Open earlier in the year, the Austrian impressed in the semi-final against Daniil Medvedev.
Winner, strong, the world number 3 spent three hours on the court to eliminate the Russian in three sets (6-2, 7-6, 7-6), join Alexander Zverev and offer the public of Flushing Meadows a remake of their half in Melbourne.
– US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 12, 2020
In front in the direct confrontations (7 wins to 2), Dominic Thiem had won after a big duel before falling against Novak Djokovic.
This time the Serbian (like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal) is not there, and the winner of the Thiem-Zverev shock will become the first unprecedented Grand Slam winner since Marin Cilic in 2014, already at the US Open.