US Open: Alexander Zverev went two sets and a break up in his first Grand Slam final before losing in five sets to Austria's Dominic Thiem.
Dominic Thiem came into the US Open final having lost to Novak Djokovic in the final of the Australian Open earlier this year. He also lost in the final of the French Open in 2018 and 2019, both times to Rafael Nadal.
Dominic Thiem beat Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) to win the US Open men's singles title.
Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev are both looking to bag a breakthrough first Grand Slam title when they face off behind closed doors in the US Open final on Sunday.
Dominic Thiem will face Alexander Zverev in the US Open final after crushing Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in the semis.
Alexander Zverev came back from two sets down to defeat Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and set up his first ever Grand Slam final.
Fifth seed Alexander Zverev defeated Borna Coric in four sets to reach the US Open semi-finals on Tuesday.
Novak Djokovic, who pulled out of doubles with a sore neck on Sunday, made it through to the round of 16 despite the ailment, for which he received treatment on court.
Andy Murray advanced in hot and humid conditions to a second-round date with German fifth seed Alexander Zverev at the Western and Southern Open.
After pulling out of the US Open, Nick Kyrgios has said that there is a very "slim chance" of him playing in this year's French Open.
Nick Kyrgios, ranked just 40 but a major drawcard, last month blasted the ATP as "selfish" for pressing ahead with plans for the US Open, which is scheduled to start on August 31.
Best known for his flamboyant persona and spectacular on-court tantrums, Nick Kyrgios has shown a different side in recent weeks as he took Novak Djokovic and other top players to task for their "stupidity" and risky behaviour.
Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios were slated to join Dominic Thiem at an exhibition tournament from July 13-19 in Berlin.
Alexander Zverev was heavily criticised after viral footage emerged of him partying in a busy bar despite pledging to "follow self-isolating guidelines" after playing in Novak Djokovic's coronavirus-hit Adria Tour.
Nick Kyrgios was involved in a Twitter battle with Boris Becker after the Australian took issue with fellow-tennis player Alexander Zverev.
After testing negative for coronavirus, Alexander Zverev had released a statement vowing to self-isolate, only to be spotted at a busy bar, apparently over the weekend, in footage that went viral.
Dominic Thiem took part in the Belgrade leg of the exhibition event organised by Novak Djokovic where social distancing was minimal and matches were played in front of thousands of fans.