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Australian Open 2020: Thiem earns first Major victory over Nadal to set Zverev semi-final

26 days ago   |   By The Sport Review

Of the four quarter-finals to emerge from this year's men's draw, perhaps the most eagerly-anticipated was that between the top-ranked men at the top of the draw.
Rafael Nadal, world No1, had two big targets in Australia this year. By reaching the semi-finals, he would guarantee holding on to that top ranking. And if he should go on to win just his second title in Melbourne, he would at last equal the tally of his oldest rival, Roger Federer: 20 Major titles.
In his way was one of few players aged under 30 who had made inroads at the Major level. No5 Dominic Thiem has reached back-to-back...
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Sport shorts: Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury has ‘pillows as fists' and Dominic Thiem beats Rafael Nadal in a thriller

Sport shorts: Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury has ‘pillows as fists' and Dominic Thiem beats Rafael Nadal in a thriller

26 days ago   |   By The Week

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Thiem looking to crash through bigger barriers after Nadal win

26 days ago   |   By Reuters

Having flirted with Grand Slam glory for a number of years, Dominic Thiem took another confident step toward a maiden major title by turning the tables on nemesis Rafa Nadal at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
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Rafael Nadal reacts to Australian Open exit and sends message to Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal reacts to Australian Open exit and sends message to Dominic Thiem

26 days ago   |   By Metro

Rafael Nadal has reacted to his Australian Open exit after losing to Dominic Thiem
Rafael Nadal admitted he was ‘sad' to bow out of the 2020 Australian Open but congratulated Dominic Thiem on a brilliant quarter-final victory.
World number one and former champion Nadal lost three tie breaks in a narrow four-set defeat to Austrian star Thiem on Wednesday.
Nadal was hoping to win the Australian Open for just the second time - and the first since 2009 - but fell short as Thiem booked his place in a first Grand Slam semi-final outside of Paris.
Reacting to his exit, Nadal said: ‘I had a big...
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Thiem slays nemesis Nadal to reach Australian Open semi-finals

26 days ago   |   By Reuters

Dominic Thiem ended six years of Grand Slam frustration against Rafa Nadal on Wednesday with a seismic 7-6(3) 7-6(4) 4-6 7-6(6) upset that booked his maiden Australian Open semi-final and rocked the old guard of men's tennis.
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Rafael Nadal crashes out of Australian Open after thriller with Dominic Thiem

26 days ago   |   By The Guardian

• Top seed loses quarter-final in four sets
• Thiem beats Nadal 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 Dominic Thiem produced a superb performance to send an angry Rafael Nadal tumbling out of the Australian Open in the quarter-finals. The world No 1 had hoped to equal Roger Federer's record of 20 grand slam singles titles but that will have to wait after fifth seed Thiem powered his way to a 7-6 (3) 7-6 (4) 4-6 7-6 (6) victory to set up a clash with Alexander Zverev.
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Thiem stuns Nadal to reach Australian Open semi-finals

26 days ago   |   By Reuters

Dominic Thiem ended six years of Grand Slam frustration against Rafa Nadal on Wednesday with a seismic 7-6(3) 7-6(4) 4-6 7-6(6) upset that booked his maiden Australian Open semi-final and rocked the old guard of men's tennis.
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Rafael Nadal out of Australian Open with bruising loss to Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal out of Australian Open with bruising loss to Dominic Thiem

26 days ago   |   By Daily Express

Rafael Nadal has been dumped out of the Australian Open by Dominic Thiem.
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Dominic Thiem had Roger Federer problem during Rafael Nadal Australian Open win

Dominic Thiem had Roger Federer problem during Rafael Nadal Australian Open win

26 days ago   |   By Daily Express

Dominic Thiem says he was battling demons in his head like Roger Federer.
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Rafael Nadal's hopes of matching Roger Federer's Grand Slam haul crushed by Dominic Thiem in Australian Open quarters

26 days ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Dominic Thiem stuns Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach Australian Open semi-finals

Dominic Thiem stuns Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach Australian Open semi-finals

26 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Dominic Thiem has set up an Australian Open semi-final with Alexander Zverev after pulling off a stunning 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 victory over Rafael Nadal.
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Spectacular Dominic Thiem outmuscles Rafael Nadal to reach Australian Open semi-finals

26 days ago   |   By The Independent

Dominic Thiem produced a spectacular performance in the Australian Open quarter-final to defeat world No 1 Rafael Nadal in four sets.
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World number one Rafael Nadal knocked out of Australian Open by inspired Dominic Thiem

World number one Rafael Nadal knocked out of Australian Open by inspired Dominic Thiem

26 days ago   |   By Metro

Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of the Australian Open by Dominic Thiem
World number one Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of the Australian Open after losing to Dominic Thiem in a thrilling quarter-final.
Two-time French Open finalist Thiem won two successive tie breaks to open up a 2-0 lead over Nadal, before the former champion bounced back to win the third set.
But Thiem was not to be denied a place in his first Grand Slam semi-final outside of Paris as he won the next set in yet another tie break to clinch a 7-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 victory.
The 26-year-old will face Alexander Zverev in the...
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