IN PICTURES: Dominic Thiem’s Road to the the US Open 2020 Finals

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With the US Open 2020 coming to a tantalizing end, here are some key takeaways from Dominic Thiem’s rise to the top at the Flushing Meadows.

Sep 3, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Dominic Thiem of Austria serves against Sumit Nagal of India (not pictured) on day four of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Dominic Thiem winds up to serve against India’s Sumit Nagal in the second round at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. The Indian was bested with a score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.

Sep 5, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Dominic Thiem of Austria hits the ball against Marin Cilic of Croatia on day six of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Dominic Thiem wields his racquet against the Croatian phenom, Marin Cilic. The Austrian notched a win against Cilic in the Third Round of the tournament at the Arthur Ashe stadium with a scoreline of 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

Sep 7, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Dominic Thiem of Austria reacts after winning against Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada on day eight of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Thiem pumps his fists in the air after overcoming the 20-year-old Felix Auger-Aliassime. The scorecards in the Round of 16 match, following his victory over the Canadian prodigy, read 7-6, 6-1, 6-1.

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Sep 9, 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York,USA; Dominic Thiem of Austria hits a forehand against Alex de Minaur of Australia (not pictured) in a men’s singles quarter-finals match on day nine of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Australia’s Alex De Minaur faces Thiem’s thundering forehand during the Quarter-Finals. The No. 3 ranked kingpin clinched the win with a score of 6-1, 6-2, 6-4.

Sep 11 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York,USA; Dominic Thiem of Austria (R) touches racquets with Daniil Medvedev of Russia (L) after their match in a men’s singles semi-finals match on day twelve of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Thiem touches racquets with the Russian World No. 5 in a touching display of sportsmanship towards the end of the Semi-Finals. The Austrian powerhouse bested Daniil Medvedev with a scoreline of 6-2, 7-6, 7-6 to progress into the Final to go toe to toe against Alexander Zverev.

With only hours to go for the US Open 2020 Finals, who will be crowned the kingpin at the hallowed Arthur Ashe Stadium? Watch this space for more timely updates!

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