Dominic Thiem reaches Australian Open final

DAVID GRAY / AFP

Dominic Thiem has booked a date with seven-time champion Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final.

The fifth seed overcame seventh seed Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 in the semi-final.

Thiem is the first player from Austria ever to reach the Melbourne decider.

The 26-year-old trails Djokovic 4-6 in their head to heads, with three of his wins coming on clay and the other on an indoor hard court. 

 

 

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