With three losses in Grand Slams finals now, Thiem is increasingly becoming a sentimental favourite, like Andy Murray and Goran Ivanisevic were after losing several finals, before finally winning.
Nadal, with his resilient attitude, continued his natural attacking game and finally overcame the obstacle to breeze away to his fourth US Open crown.
This was the 48th meeting between Federer and Djokovic on the court and the 16th meeting in a Grand Slam.Before this match, Federer and Djokovic had faced each other three times in Wimbledon. The Serbian held the edge over Federer as he defeated him two times in Wimbledon final (2014 and 2015). Federer managed to defeat Djokovic in the 2012 semi-final.
Melbourne, Jan 22: World Number 1 Andy Murray has been ousted by German Mischa Zverev in the fourth round of...