sport news Alexander Zverev battles back to reach first Grand Slam final at US Open

Alexander Zverev battles back from two-sets down for the first time in his career down to beat Pablo Carreno Busta in five and reach his maiden Grand Slam final at the US Open Alexander Zverev made the biggest comeback of his career on Friday night He came back to beat Pablo Carreno Busta 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in the US Open The 23-year-old German has reached the maiden Grand Slam final of his career 

By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail

Published: 00:45 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 01:02 BST, 12 September 2020

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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

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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