No. 2 seed Dominic Thiem advances to 4th round at U.S. Open

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

NEW YORK — No. 2-seeded Dominic Thiem advanced to the fourth round at the U.S. Open by beating No. 31 Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

Thiem lost only eight points on his first serve and saved seven of eight break points.

The Austrian, who will next face No. 15 Felix Auger-Aliassime, is seeking his first Grand Slam title. He’s 0-3 in finals in major events.