The 26-year-old Dominic Thiem made her way to the 2020 Australian Open final after defeating Alexander Zverev. This is Thiem’s first final of his career in the tennis grand slam earlier that year.
Facing Zverev in the Australian Open semifinals at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Friday (1/31/2020) night, Thiem did not get an easy victory. Through a four-set battle, the Austrian was able to lock in a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) victory.
The final match of the Australian Open 2020 is predicted to be fierce. Thiem who only sat as the fifth seed could have made a surprise in front of Djokovic. Keep in mind, Thiem is a rare player who tackled Rafael Nadal in the last semifinal.
According to records, Thiem and Djokovic have clashed 10 times in professional tournaments. However, the latest clash was won by Thiem in the 2019 ATP Final last. Interesting.