Thiem ended up with an eerily similar title path to Nadal last year:
-#2 seed
-Lost one set before the final, also to Cilic
-Narrowly avoided a lengthy/physical semifinal by winning a tight tiebreak
-Prob would have lost the final had he not been as economical up to that point

— Trenton Jocz (@TrentonJocz) September 14, 2020