In US Open Dominic Thiem wins Grand Slam for the first time, defeating Zverev 2-6,4-6,6-4,6-3,7-6. With his hard work, Tennis player Thiam won the US Open 2020 for the first time and became the 150th Grand Slam champion.
Dominic Thiem became the first player from Austria to win the tournament.
How Tennis Player Dominic Thiem Won The US Open 2020
Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem has become the new champion of the US Open. 27-year-old Thiem defeated 23-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany 2-6, 4-6, 6-4,6-3, 7-6. Thiem won a Grand Slam title for the first time. He had reached three Grand Slam finals earlier, but could not win the title. He became the first player from Austria to win the title here.
The second seed Thiem is the 150th Grand Slam champion. Thiem defeated Zverev in five sets. The first time a player won the title at the US Open after losing the opening two sets. Thiem defeated Zverev in four hours and two minutes. The second seed Thiem made a tremendous comeback in the third set after losing two sets and won the set 6-4. The fourth set was easy for Thiem and he defeated Zverev 6-3.
Thiem had to struggle hard to win the fifth set. Thiem moved the match to a tie-breaker after trailing 5–3. The match, which lasted more than four hours, was finally won by Thiem. With this, it is for the first time that the final is won by a tiebreaker. With this victory, Thiem now has his career record of 8–2 against Zverev. World No-3 Thiem is the first freshman to win a Grand Slam tournament in 6 years. Before that, at the 2014 US Open, Croatia’s Marin Cilic did it.
If you have not seen the US Open 2020 match of Tennis player Dominic Thiem, then do watch this YouTube video once, after watching the match you will definitely say wow it was fun.
Friends, do you know what Dominic Thiem said after his win?
He said that – I wish there could be two winners today
Still can’t believe victory, But I did it. I and Zverev had a friendship in 2014. Now we also have a great rivalry. We on-court and have talked very well outside the court. I wish there could be two winners today. I think both of us deserved to win.
Thiem is the fifth player in the world to win a Grand Slam after losing two sets.
Some Fact About Dominic Thiem:
Residence: Lichtenworth, Austria
Born on 3 September 1993 (age 27)
Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Physical status: Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Favorite Coach: Nicolas Massu (2019), and Gunter Bresnik (2002–2019)
Prize money: US$26,917,393