Group B: * Zverev 6-2, 0-1 Tim
Tim is pushed back on sending him for a second opening. By serving 30 players, he commits another double foul to give Zverev the chance to break a point. But he saves it after getting the best of Zverev in 11 base rounds, then holds out from there.
Zverev wins the first set 6-2!
Group A: Zverev 6-2 Thiem
Zverev races to 30 hearts. He won 13 points in a row on serving and two points off the set. Then he mixes up a double foul before Tim wins the next point for all 30 points, and opens the door. But Zverev caught him from there, aiming with a force of 122 mph with the body at a specific point to close it. It had 16 winners for six applicable fouls, winning 92% of first serve points and seven points from eight points on the grid.
Zverev breaks in the seventh game of the first group!
The first group: * Zverev 5-2 Theme
After being pushed to 30 players on his serve, Tim responded with his fastest serve of the day: 109 mph at a 40-30 range. But Zverev strikes a backhand from baseline at Satan’s next point and then Tim commits his third double foul for another chance to break a point. And he switched it on, hitting a backhand on the line so Tim couldn’t get back on the field to double lead! The Austrian serves only 37% and wins 29% of the second serve points. Zverev will serve on the set after changing ends.
Group A: Zverev 4-2 Tim *
Another love Zverev called to, including the 124 mph ace down the tube. A 49-second quick serve game and he won his last 11 serving points.
The first group: * Zverev 3-2 Theme
More trouble for Thiem as he quickly turns to Love-30 in dispatch with his easy third and fourth mistakes. He answers with a handful of winners for 40-30, but Zverev pushes her back off. Thiem escapes with hold from there, wins two Command Points from baseline.
Group A: Zverev 3-1 Tim *
Zverev emphatically backs the break, delivering 138 mph for a non-returnable serve, and a back-kick winner followed by a backhand and a forehand from baseline to keep love. The 23-year-old German is swinging freely, with his frontal strikes averaging 83 mph off the ground. Much better start than in the semifinals on Friday.
Zverev breaks in the third half of the first set!
The first group: * Zverev 2-1 Theme
Zverev won the first point in a Tim dispatch, dominating 14 early rounds and concluding with a winning frontal kick. Tim then makes double faults for 15-30 and then makes an unintended foul early in the 15-40 march. Two points to break Zverev. Tim saves the first half with a backhand but Zverev saves the second goal in the first half. Tim is struggling with his first serve early: he’s only got 2 points out of 10 so far and he’s won 3 points out of 11 serves.
Group A: Zverev 1-1 Tim *
Zverev answers with an easy opening service game on his own, closing the wait with a powerful blow of 136 mph followed by 135 mph in the middle.
Three years after the Vogue advertisement commissioned him by Thiem and Zverev Like a sport Upcoming big stars In our September issue, someone will finally break through their first major tournament today.
Zverev is the youngest player to reach the men’s Grand Slam Finals since Novak Djokovic, who was also 23 years old when he reached the 2010 US Open final. He is looking forward to becoming the youngest major champion since Juan Martin del Potro, who was 20 years old when he won the Flushing Meadows in 2009. He could also become the first German man to win a major championship since Boris Baker at the 1996 Australian Open. Baker is only the second man from Germany to win the US Open.
This is also the youngest Grand Slam final since 24-year-old Djokovic faced Nadal, 25, in the 2012 Australian Open final – and it confirms to us the first ever major champion born in the 1990s and 63 in a row born in the 1980s. .
Tim could become the second Austrian Grand Slam champion after Thomas Moster, champion of the 1995 French Open. As mentioned, he is looking to win his first major title in his fourth final appearance. The other four men in the Open Era who lost their first three Grand Finals each went to win at least one: Goran Ivanesevic (who broke through Wimbledon 2001), Andy Murray (US Open 2012), Andre Agassi (Wimbledon 1992) and Ivan Lindel (1984 Roland Garros) .
Anecdote from the tape
Hello and welcome to Arthur Ashe’s court in the US Open men’s singles final between Alexander Zverev and Dominic Theam. Today’s showdown between two of the most promising young talents on the tour over the past few years will see the Grand Slam champion debuting on the men’s side for the first time since Marin Cilic won the 2014 US Open. It’s the first major final for 23-year-old Zverev and fourth for Team. The 27-year-old after losing to Rafael Nadal in their last two matches in the French Open and defeat by Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open earlier this year.
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