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F inally, finally, a point worthy of the biggest occasion as both players push each other to the limit with their variety and skill.
Zverev comes into the net and pushes a drop shot which Thiem tries to chase down to no avail. More of those points please. Unfortunately, from the good, comes the bad as Zverev loosely tosses a forehand into the tramlines.
He stays strong, shows good resolve and maybe all is not lost for the fifth seed. It'snow getting interesting.
T he clock ticks past the three hour mark as Zverev shows he won't go away, pulling out a quite brilliant backhand winner down the line for his own break point at Thiem lets the nerves get the better of him.
He sends down a double and Zverev lets out a massive 'c'mon'. That's gonna hurt. N ot the way Zverev would've wanted to start the deciding set with another double to hand Thiem a lead.
The German goes for broke on the next point, slapping a forehand down the line, but it's wide. Thiem with two break points now.
Zverev hits wide, the head drops. It could be one-way traffic from here on. T he tables have turned now. Thiem looking a changed player. He brings up three set points.
He only needs one. We're going five. Four straight Grand Slam finals have gone five sets. DaniilMedwed Wimbledon : Novak Djokovic d.
T hiem delivers a brilliant pass to deny Zverev of a hold at but then loops a backhand well wide from deep at the back of the court.
He gives himself a little pep talk. He can't believe he didn't at least make Zverev win the point. The second seed throwing everything into his groundstrokes now as he draws back to deuce.
Zverev throws in another double at the worst possible moment to hand Thiem a break point. Thiem has the break.
The second seed will serve for the fourth set. T hiem affords himself a fist pump after showing soft hands at the net. We haven't seen Thiem shaking his fist in delight too much this evening.
The Austrian certainly seems to have a spring in his step again. The errors creeping into Zverev's game as the set progresses.
T hiem takes advantage of a poor volley from Zverev to whip a passing winner down the line. The Austrian is energised now.
A tete-a-tete at the ends in Thiem's favour when the No 2 seed punches another pass down the line. Zverev saves the ensuing double break points and then gets on the front foot in the next rally, stepping into the court and drilling a winner into the corner for advantage.
Very aggressive from Zverev, he holds. T hiem looking more solid on his serve now, shaking off those first-serve yips which caused his downfall in the first two sets.
Another comfortable hold to love. Strange set this one. Indeed strange final all round. S teadier service games from both men now. Zverev looks to have wrapped up a comfortable hold to love with an ace down the T but the ball didn't clip the line.
Not to worry, two points later and he's back level this set. T hiem just doing enough this service game to keep his nose in front and edges to An over-rule on the next point called out by the lines judge allows Thiem of a comfortable hold again.
S oft hands from Zverev at the net to edge He backs it up with ace No 11, but it's been a long time since his last.
Another ace puts him on the board in this fourth set. S olid hitting at the start of the fourth set with Thiem Both men striking deep, Zverev blinking first.
It's a comfortable hold to love. T he standard really has been poor during this third set. Gruelling baseline rallies have been in short supply and both men have struggled with their first serves at various points across the evening.
Zverev opens the door for Thiem, handing the Austrian two set points. He loops a forehand into the tramlines and hands the second seed the set.
Poor, very poor. S loppy play from Thiem to allow Zverev back at all with a loose forehand into the tramlines. The Austrian goes for broke on the next point, the ball is called out, Thiem challenges and the ball did clip the line with the smallest of margins.
Thiem falters first during a belting rally at with a limp backhand into the middle. The Austrian opts to shorten the rally on the next point.
It pays dividends. It's another crucial hold. G reat serving from Zverev now. A mph belter flies down the T on his way to two game points at Thiem is gifted a free point when Zverev sends down a double, and then Thiem senses a moment at deuce when he sends a magnificent backhand winner past Zverev.
With the clock passing the two hour mark, Zverev forces an error from Thiem's forehand wing to draw level again this set. T hiem digs deep at down to pull out a big groundstroke winner.
He guards the baseline well during the next rally to draw level and then slams home a forehand winner for a third straight point.
After being taken to deuce, he gets over the line. He's looking steely and determined once again. N icely done from Zverev as he gets down low to pat a drop shot over and out of Thiem's reach.
It's a comfortable hold for the fifth seed. That will help calm any nerves as we get closer to the business end of this set.
T hat break has done the world of good to Thiem and lifted his shoulders. A few first serves are timely too. He holds to love.
This set is too tough to call. T hiem isn't getting agitated or vocal out there, just looks like he wants to be anywhere but this empty arena with the world's tennis fans looking on open-mouthed by what is going on out there.
While Zverev has shown flashes of his brilliance, the fifth seed is doing a most remarkable job of concentrating on his own game and not letting Thiem's inconsistency affect him.
But wait, Zverev now having a dip, handing Thiem a break point. Thiem squanders the chance, pulling a forehand wide. No worries, he has another chance.
This time he looks to have made it but his return is long. He keeps knocking at the door. Sets up a third and then fourth break point.
He finally makes it when Zverev plops a reply into the tramlines. T hiem throwing in another sloppy service game again to hand Zverev a mini-break at before getting on the board.
He's blowing hard with every service point, frantically trying to get himself out of this rut. He's shown glimpses of his best in the last couple of services games, but he's returned to the Thiem of the first set.
Two break points again for Zverev. He can't make the first and finally, Thiem delivers a big first serve to deny the big man at the second attempt.
Thiem wants the Stadium to swallow him up now as he slaps a regulation volley into the net. You really feel for him out there.
He just hasn't been able to show up. Zverev has the break. Ouch, that's going to hurt. T hiem isn't respecting social distance rules much as he stands side-by-side with a lineswoman.
It's giving Zverev enough space to engineer enough space to dictate the points. It's a comfortable hold. N o man in a US Open final in the Open era has ever come back from two sets down to win, but Thiem is starting to show signs of getting his game into gear.
It's a great response from losing the second set. He holds to 30 after going on the front foot and coming into the net to force Zverev to make the lob.
He knows he has to change things up if he is to have any chance of creating a piece of history tonight. G ood play from both men now, finally, in a baseline-duel filled with heavy groundstrokes.
Feel for Zverev here. Life is so cruel. Gutted for Zverev of course. Peterson  1 1 A. Rus 6 6. Konta  3 4 M. Bouzkova  6 6. Svitolina  6 6 A.
Rus 0 1. Svitolina  7 4 6 M. Bouzkova  5 6 4. Home tennis us open. It took Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal staying at home, and Novak Djokovic swatting a tennis ball at a line judge for Alexander Zverev to finally make a slam final.
Distressed Zverev breaks down It was Dominic's turn to serve for the title, cracking under pressure like his rival and getting broken to introduce the first-ever deciding tie break in the US Open's men's final.
From down, Alexander saved two match points to level the score, losing another point at the net and spraying a backhand mistake in the 14th point to hand the title to Dominic.
That's what great players do. In the US Open final against Dominic Thiem, he was a much better player in the first two sets, not losing ground despite a remarkable comeback from the Austrian and having his chances.
I think he will reach his full potential soon," Michael Kohlmann said. Google News. Ranking ATP. ATP Live Scores.