Dominic Thiem blasts US Open title critics: ‘It’s my title on the trophy.’
Dominic Thiem has fired again at anybody claiming his US Open title has been devalued by the absence of the ‘Large Three’ from the match.
Earlier than Dominic Thiem received his maiden main on the US Open in September 2020, the earlier 14 Slams had been received by the ‘Large Three’, stretching again 4 years to the 2016 US Open.
Federer was absent from the match as a result of damage, Nadal selected to not journey because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Djokovic was disqualified within the fourth spherical for hitting a line choose within the throat with a ball.
‘No one is aware of if I’d have received it, however, effectively, I’ve the title and that’s all that counts,’ he mentioned on the purpose of not having to face any of the three.
‘After all, the Large Three is the Large Three however there was additionally a time earlier than them and no person asks if Grand Slam titles had been value kind of again then and the identical applies now.
Thiem defeated Daniil Medvedev within the semi-final earlier than overcoming a two-set result in beat Alexander Zverev within the ultimate
‘A Grand Slam title is at all times value the identical, so there’s actually no have to even give it some thought. In spite of everything, my title is on the trophy and it at all times will likely be. It doesn’t actually matter who I beat and who was or wasn’t there.’
Dominic Thiem will likely be trying to go far in Dubai as the highest seed this week.
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