Aus Open Day 10 - Thiem's Time Has Come
Dominic Thiem did it. He proved Catherine, David and Matt right (for once) by beating Rafael Nadal in four pulsating sets. How significant does it feel that he beat Nadal at his own game? What made Nadal look agitated? And can Thiem peak again for the rest of this tournament?
There’s also chat about Alexander Zverev reaching his first Grand Slam semi-final with victory over Stan Wawrinka, and the way he’s turned his serve into a weapon again, approached this year’s Australian Open with lower expectations, and kept faith in his father as his coach.
Finally, Simona Halep and Garbiñe Muguruza set up an exciting semi-final match. Is Halep playing as well as ever? And in what way is Muguruza on lockdown mode in her press conferences?
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