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Thiem books Indian Wells final against Federer

AFP  |  Indian Wells (United States) 

Austria's defeated 7-6 (7/3), 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 on Saturday to book a title clash with five-time champion at the ATP Indian

Thiem, ranked eighth in the world, withstood 17 aces from the rangy Canadian, gaining the only break of the contest in the third set.

He'll fight for a maiden Masters 1000 title against Swiss great Federer. Federer, seeking a record sixth Indian Wells crown, reached the final when semi-final opponent withdrew from the tournament with a

Thiem, 25, has split four prior meetings with the 20-time Grand Slam champion 2-2.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 11:05 IST
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