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Dominic Thiem wins U.S. Open title

Dominic Thiem produced a remarkable fightback to beat German fifth seed Alexander Zverev 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6) to win the U.S. Open for the first time on Sunday.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 13: Dominic Thiem of Austria returns the ball during his Men's Singles final match against and Alexander Zverev of Germany on Day Fourteen of the 2020 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Septe
MATTHEW STOCKMANAFP

Dominic Thiem produced a remarkable fightback to beat German fifth seed Alexander Zverev 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6 (6) to win the U.S. Open for the first time on Sunday.

The second seed became the first Austrian to claim a singles title at Flushing Meadows, albeit in unique circumstances as no fans were present at the hardcourt major due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Past five Men's U.S. Open finals

2020 - Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat Alexander Zverev (Germany) 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6)

2019 - Rafael Nadal (Spain) beat Daniil Medvedev (Russia) 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4

2018 - Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3

2017 - Nadal beat Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-3 6-3 6-4

2016 - Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Djokovic 6-7(1) 6-4 7-5 6-3

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