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Dominic Thiem wins 2020 US Open title after victory over Alexander Zverev

US Open 2020 champion: Dominic Thiem comes back from two sets down and defeats Zverev.

Dominic Thiem has to channel his inner Superman in the 2020 US Open final to clinch his first major title.

The Austrian came into the game against Alexander Zverev, having last his previous three major finals.

Zverev started on the ascendency and deservedly won the first two sets, but Thiem fought back strongly to win it.

The 27-year-old’s resoluteness saw him recover to seal a 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6 (8-6) victory.

“I wish we could have two winners today, we both deserve it,” Thiem said Zverev, with whom he is very close friends with.

Meanwhile, Zverev struggled to hold back his tear whiles delivering his runner-up speech.

The 23-year-old thanked his parents and his coach, who couldn’t make it to the game after contracting COVID-19.

“I miss them. I’m sure they are sitting at home pretty proud even though I lost. I wish one day I can bring the trophy home,” he said.

Thiem, though, is now the first player to claim a Grand Slam title from two sets down since Gaston Gaudio at the French Open in 2004.

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