Score, report, and key facts
Khachanov conquered a commanding position in the outset to break Thiem in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. However, there was more to do for Karen to win the set as Thiem found the way to break back in the 5th (2-3) game. Khachanov kept his focus to break Dominic in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (6-2) game.
Dominic won the set after he broke Karen in the 5th (3-2) and in the 9th (4-5) game. The Russian tried to stage a comeback breaking in the 6th (3-3) and in the 8th (3-5) game. Yet, Dominic refused to give way before winning the set at the following breaker at 5.
Khachanov had a favorable start in this set after breaking Thiem in the 1st game (1-0). Notwithstanding, Thiem found the way to come back to break Karen in the 6th (3-3) gamein the 12th game before winning the set (7-5) after breaking his opponent in the last game.
At the end of the match, the Austrian scored 109 points vs. Karen’s 103 points.
Dominic was sharp when converting 56% of the break points that he conquered (5/9). On the other side, Khachanov didn’t lose the focus when converting 75% of the break points that he conquered points (6/8). Anyhow, that was not enough to win the contest.
After this match, the head to head between Thiem and Khachanov is 2-1 for Dominic.
Highlights Dominic Thiem vs. Karen Khachanov China Open – Beijing
Next Match: Dominic Thiem vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas – stats
Thiem will play Tsitsipas in the final.
The last time that they played each other, Tsitsipas won 6-3 7-66 in the 2nd round in Toronto back in 2018.
Tennis Scores in Beijing
- Dominic ThiemThiem – Karen KhachanovKhachanov (2-6 7-65 7-5) – See score progression
- Stefanos TsitsipasTsitsipas – Alexander ZverevZverev (7-66 6-4) – See score progression
- Dominic ThiemThiem – Stefanos TsitsipasTsitsipas (3-2) – See H2H details