Dominic Thiem Stuns Roger Federer in 3 Sets
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Dominic Thiem upset Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the 2019 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California, to earn his first title of the ATP Tour season.
This is the second year in which Federer lost in the final at Indian Wells. Juan Martin del Potro topped him in three sets in 2018.
The victory gives Thiem a 3-2 head-to-head advantage over Federer.
After the match, Federer said that Thiem took advantage of his poor serve at a vital time.