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Dominic Thiem of Austria is the first freshman to win a Grand Slam in 6 years. Before that, in 2014, Croatia's Marin Silich won the US Open.
- Dominic Thiem defeated Alexander Zverev 2–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6 (6) in the final
- He is the first player from Austria to win the title of US Open Men's Singles
World No-3 Dominic Thiem became the new champion of the US Open. He is the first player from Austria to win the US Open Singles title. This is his first Grand Slam title. He defeated Alexander Zverev of Germany 2–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3, 7–6 (6) in a thrilling final. After 71 years, a player captured the title after losing the first two sets in the final of the US Open. Earlier, Pancho Gonzalez did this feat in 1949.
Thiam, 27, is the first freshman to win a Grand Slam tournament in 6 years. Before that, in 2014, Marin Silich did this. The Croatia player then defeated Kei Nishikori of Japan in the final of the US Open.
Thiem defeated Medvedav in the semi-finals
Zverev beat Pablo Carenio Busta of Spain 3-6,2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in the semi-finals, while Dominic Thiem of Austria beat Daniel Medvedev of Russia 6-2 in the second semi-final. , Was defeated 7-6, 7-6. Thiem lost to Rafael Nadal in the French Open final two years ago, while he was defeated by World No.1 Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final this year.
Zverev competes hard in the final
23-year-old Zverev was the youngest player to play a Grand Slam final in the last 10 years. But he faced defeat. Earlier, in the semi-finals, they defeated Spain's Pablo Carenio Busta by two sets, 3-6,2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. This happened for the first time in Zverev's career, when he won the match after trailing by two sets.
Got a new champion for the fifth time in 17 years
The US Open gets the fifth new winner in 17 years. In the 16 years between 2004 and 2019, Brig Three Djokovic, Federer and Nadal won 12 titles. Juan Martin del Potro (2009), Andy Murray (2012), Marin Silich (2014) and Stan Wawrinka (2016) were champions on the remaining four occasions. From 2004 to 2008, Federer held the title for five consecutive years. At the same time, Nadal won the tournament 4 times in 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019. Djokovic captured the US Open in 2011, 2015 and 2018.
The Big Three did not even reach the quarterfinals of the US Open
It was the first time in 16 years that tennis's Big Three Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had not reached the quarter-finals of any Grand Slam. All three had not played quarter-finals before at the 2004 French Open. Federer was then defeated by Gustavo Cuerton in the third round bout.