Dominic Thiem advanced to the fourth round with another straight-sets win, beating Casper Ruud 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.
As we saw in the final against Alexander Zverev, he is still prone to starting matches slowly.
On Sunday evening, Thiem used every bit of his Grand Slam experience to come back from the brink and defeat Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 in the 2020 US Open men's singles final.
The second seeded Austrian beat the fifth seed 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) in 4hr 2min inside a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The 27-year-old Thiem won 6-2, 7-6 (9/7) 7-6 (7/5) in 2hr 56 min inside Arthur Ashe Stadium to reach his fourth Grand Slam final.
Williams' comeback included two astonishing shots with her left hand that contributed to winning points.
Dominic Thiem is 0-3, losing twice to Rafael Nadal at the French Open and to Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open.
Playing against the second seeded Austrian, the Indian lost in straight sets to Thiem, who celebrated his 27th birthday with a commanding performance in the second round at the Athur Ashe stadium.
Dominic Thiem is said to have recently resumed light practicing after the Austrian government relaxed the lockdown.
Chennai-based Sasikumar Mukund doesn’t entirely disagree with Dominic Thiem, he said the tone could have been less harsh.
The Serb had to rally from two sets to one down to beat the courageous fifth-seeded Austrian 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a nearly four-hour marathon.
Against those overwhelming odds, few are giving Dominic Thiem much of a chance to wrench the title from his iron grip and clinch a maiden Grand Slam.
Nadal is drained after playing 27 matches on clay over the last two months and, after consulting with his medical team.
Nadal said he needs to see how his body recovers after a long clay court campaign culminated in an 11th French Open title.
Rafael Nadal is 100 points ahead of Roger Federer going into the grasscourt season where the Swiss will be looking to close the gap.