Thiem beats Raonic and will play against FedererMarch 17, 2019
The Austrian Dominic Thiem defeated Canadian Milos Raonic in three tough sets on Sunday and will face Swiss Roger Federer on Sunday in the Indian Wells Masters 1000 final.
Thiem, seventh seed, fought for two hours and 31 minutes to overcome his rival by 7-6 (7/3), 6-7 (3/7), 6-4.
The Austrian was able to defend himself perfectly from the demolishing services of his rival, who signed 17 aces, and made the difference in the third set specifying one of the only three chances of break of which he arranged.
"I have done a very good tennis, I needed it against Milos, his service is incredible", declared the winner, exultant "It's an incredible day for me but to win the title still a rival in front of me … that is not any "And it is that the Austrian will collide now against Federer, who advanced to the last instance without jumping to the track after the abandonment of Spanish Rafael Nadal with an injury to his right knee." I really want to play against Thiem. He is a fantastic player, he is playing very well, I think he is one of the players who hits the ball hardest on the circuit and this type of track fits very well with his game, "Federer said of his next game.
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