Dominic started off well breaking Goffin in game one , but also thanks to Goffins double fault . Thiem could not confirm the break and was broken back strait away. However it is evident that Thiem is using great power and Goffin at times struggles to return ,hitting the ball into the net. Thiem brokes again in game three .
Both players playing some beautiful shots on the line and we already see some nice rallies that seems favouring Thiem’s game.
Goffin trying to come into the net in order to cutdown on the rallies but Thiem managing to pass him nearly every time. In game eight Thiem making some unforced errors that causing him to costing him game on his serve and levelling the match to four all . Goffin then holds and is up 5/4 and Thiem is first time under pressure on his serve. Goffin is managing well in reading Thiem’s serve ,returning the ball and making points of his serve . Thiem is broken and the set one goes to Goffin.
Goffin serves and takes the game one to love. Thiem seems like he has taken of the foot from the gas a little. In game two he struggles and is broken again. Goffin is leading now 2/0 . However it’s then Goffin who doesn’t confirm the break as he loses his serve too. Thiem is trying to fire himself up and screams few times. In game eight after a long game Thiem is broken and Goffin is serving for set two. He didn’t succeeded and is broken back . On five all Thiem has two break points ,which he doesn’t manage to take and again it’s Goffin ahead 6/5 .Thiem is managing to hold and its Tiebreak in which Dominic is getting the first minibreak . After a nerve racking Tiebreak Theim takes the second set in 63 minutes. Both players playing some great tennis ,there is not much that divides them at the moment.
Thiem starts to serve and is broken to 40 immediately in game one,but he manages to breaks back in game 8 and breaks again in game 10 taking set 3.
In set four Goffin is now showing some visible tiredness and he starts to make more unforced errors and he is quickly down 0/4 and then wins at the end 6/1 .
Match took 2h 51 minutes and Dominic Thiem came out on the top at the end. Up to the second set Tiebreak it could had gone either way. Well done to Thiem and his first Grandslam semi-final in which he will meet Novak Djokovic