“He Obviously Has a Chance to Win”- Alexander Zverev Picks Thiem as His Favourite of US Open Champion


Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem

World number one Novak Djokovic disqualified from this year’s US Open after an unintended mistake. However, the fifth-seeded Alexander Zverev opined who has a chance to win the US Open 2020 title in the post-match interview. 

While the last 13 Grand Slam titles hunted by the ‘Big 3’ Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic, besides, this year’s New York majors will be concluded none of them appear in the finals. 

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal did not compete this year at Flushing Meadows due to health concerns. On the other hand, Novak disqualified from the ongoing event after hitting the line judge with a ball.

Alexander Zverev

“There’s Going To Be a New Grand Slam Champion”- Alexander Zverev

While German tennis Star Alexander Zverev qualified for the US Open quarterfinals first time in his career, World No.07 picked his rival Dominic Thiem as a title winner.

2018 ATP tour finals winner Zverev said, “There’s going to be a new Grand Slam champion. That’s all I know right now. There are no past Grand Slam champions left in the draw. It’s going to be one of the young guys, I think, if you count Dominic Thiem as a young guy, as well. He obviously has a chance to win, as well.”

Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem

Additionally, the 23-years-old German added, “Now it gets interesting. Now I think is the time where it gets really interesting. Yeah. I know who is where in the draw. I know who I can play. And I know who the rest of the guys can play. Yeah. We’ll see where we go from here.”

Read More: “Very Unlucky For Novak”- Alexander Zverev Comments After Djokovic’s Disqualification From US Open 2020

Moreover, World number three Dominic Thiem leads Alexander Zverev in head to head(7-2). While They will have a chance to meet once again in the future, why not in the US Open 2020 finals?


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