Dominic Thiem aces Karen Khachanov 2-6 7-65 7-5 in the semifinal in Beijing on Saturday. Thiem will face Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

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.

2nd set.

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.

3rd set.

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.

1st
Thiem
Khachanov
2-6
2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
1
3
0
3
0
2
0
1
2nd
Thiem
Khachanov
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Thiem
Khachanov
7-5
7
5
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
3
1
2
0
2
0
1

Statistics

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.

This will be the 6th time that Dominic Thiem and Stefanos Tsitsipas play each other. The head to head is 3-2 for Thiem (see full H2H stats), 2-1 on hard.

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

Upcoming matches

  • Dominic ThiemThiemStefanos TsitsipasTsitsipas (3-2) – See H2H details

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