Dominic Thiem Defeats Roger Federer to Set up Semi-Final Date with Novak Djokovic

Dominic Thiem saved two match points on his way to producing a fantastic comeback win and knock out three-time former Madrid Open champion Roger Federer on Friday. Thiem made it through to his third consecutive semi-final on the red dirt at La Caja Magica after battling back to win 3-6 7-6 (13-11) 6-4. Federer made an electrifying start against the two-time former finalist, Thiem, in their mouthwatering tussle.