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Swiss Open Dominic Thiem seals back-to-back titles

Dominic Thiem's strong form in 2015 continued with a straight-sets victory over David Goffin in Gstaad.

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Dominic Thiem seals back-to-back titles

(Omni Sports)

Dominic Thiem is Swiss Open champion after seeing off top seed David Goffin 7-5 6-2 on Sunday - claiming his third ATP title of the year.

A year to the day since Goffin beat Thiem to claim victory in the Kitzbuhel final, the Austrian gained a measure of revenge to add further silverware following wins this year in Nice and Umag.

Goffin has yet to record a title in 2015 and was on the back foot early in Switzerland as Thiem moved into a 3-1 lead courtesy of a break in the fourth.

While the Belgian reeled off the next four games to lead, he dropped serve twice more to fall behind after an error-strewn first set from both players.

Goffin got the better of Thiem on all three of their meetings last year but five double-faults in the second set put paid to the world number 14's hopes.

The pair shared a break apiece in the first two games before Thiem improved his first-serve percentage to 76 per cent, pulling away late in the match.

The second set lasted just 36 minutes as the 21-year-old ensured back-to-back title wins after his success in Croatia last time out.

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