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Dominic Thiem wins the US Open Grand Slam Title

Dominic Thiem produced a historic comeback after beating Alexander Zverev in a five-setter. He won the US Open on Sunday for his first Gram Slam title.

The second seeded Australian beat the fifth seed 2-6, 4-6, 6-,4 6-3, 7-6 in 4hr 2 min inside the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

It marked the first time in the US Open’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title. It was also the first time that the final had been settled with a tie-break.

Thiem was a runner-up at the Australian Open that took place earlier this year. He also lose in the last-two showdowns at the French Open in 2018 and 2019.

With this victory, he also becomes the first new Grand Slam champion since Croatian Marin Cilic won at Flushing Meadows in 2014.

A few dozen people watched the match; they were mostly officials, journalists and event staff.

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