By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail
Published: 00:45 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 01:02 BST, 12 September 2020
Alex Zverev reaped the rewards of the biggest comeback in his career to make his first Grand Slam final at the US Open.
The 23 year-old German emerged from the pits of despair to defeat Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in three hours and 23 minutes, the only time he has recovered from two sets down.
Having been hopelessly out of touch early on, especially with his wayward serve, his class finally showed against the world No 27, who ultimately never came close to victory.
Alexander Zverev celebrates after completing his five-set victory over Pablo Carreno Busta
The German has reached his first Grand Slam final after winning 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3
Alexander Zverev has reached his first ever Grand Slam final at this year's US Open
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