Baku, September 14, AZERTAC
Dominic Thiem won the men’s singles title at the 2020 US Open in New York, beating Alexander Zverev in Sunday’s epic final, according to Anadolu Agency.
The Austrian player came back from a two-set deficit to defeat his German opponent 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) at Arthur Ashe Stadium, with the No. 2 seed clinching his first Grand Slam title.
The 27-year-old also became the second Austrian national to win a Grand Slam.
Thiem’s compatriot Thomas Muster bagged the 1995 French Open at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris.
Following Sunday’s victory, Thiem received the championship trophy and a check for $3 million, while runner-up Zverev returned home with $1.5 million.
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