In the victory, Thiem won 86 percent of his first serve points and 72 percent of his second serve points.
"In general, I was playing not good enough".
Cilic said: 'When you look at history that he had, you know, that many - or just couple sets that even went to, you know, to extension from 5-all that finished 7-5 or 7-6 in these last 12 months, when you look as that obviously it's a surprise.
The No. 5 seed snapped Nadal's 50-set, 21-match winning streak on clay, he ended the Mallorcan's title defence in the Spanish capital and interrupted his reign as world No. 1 - for now - as Roger Federer returns to the top when the new rankings are released on Monday. "We both should be very proud of this attractive final we played today".
The Austrian played last year in Madrid and Zverev was the only one in 2017 who reached five semifinals of this level, with titles in Rome and Montreal, and this year lost the Miami against John Isner. I don't think I faced breakpoints in the whole tournament. Thiem has split his last eight final appearances overall and is 7-4 in final appearances on clay court.
In doing so, she took her landmark third title, surpassing the two each won by Serena Williams and Simona Halep in Madrid, which established a women's section in 2009.
'Rafa feels over there probably the best of all clay court conditions that there are, ' he added.
I mentioned yesterday that Zverev's level this week has been stunning, and of a world-class level. I don't know if that's a tough player or not.
"I'm not going to keep the number one today".
The final match in Italy that I want to discuss is David Ferrer against Jack Sock. At the end of the year we will see what happens.
Despite his disappointment with his form, Nadal is not too concerned about how this loss affects his chances in Rome or Roland Garros. "To be honest, I thought also myself that I was pretty far away before this week started. Obviously he's leading the head-to-head", Zverev said. I won here seven times. All in all, it was just a bad match from me.
South African Anderson, seeded sixth, was playing in his first Masters 1000 semi-final but faded after a solid start, unable to make an impression on Thiem's heavy baseline game.
A total of 2,654 candidates are in the fray and 4.96-crore electorate, including 2.44 crore women, will cast their votes. We are 100 per cent sure of forming the government on May 17", he said. "Congress will get the clear majority".
The announcement comes just weeks after observers seemed nearly unanimous in their predictions of a May rise in interest rates. Two members of the committee, Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders, voted to increase rates to 0.75 per cent.
For the British driver and Mercedes this was the controlled and perfectly orchestrated race they have craved all season. Daniel Ricciardo was fifth, ahead of Kevin Magnussen , Carlos Sainz, Fernando Alonso, Sergio Perez and Charles Leclerc.
The National Weather Service said 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in Madison before the rain ends on Mother's Day . The area of high pressure that's been our dominant weather feature through the week will start to break down a bit.
Ujiri said there was no single thing that Casey had done wrong, but, "I think it was time to, time for this to happen". Sure he was trying to offer a compliment to Casey, but optics of "I think of it as a celebration" just isn't great.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is angry youngsters Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz will not receive Premier League winner's medals. Swansea's seven-year stay in the top flight appears to be over ahead of Sunday's final round of fixtures.
So the Mariners called on struggling set-up pitcher, right-handed Juan Nicasio for the bottom of the ninth inning. Then Goodrum singled past diving Ryon Healy down the first base line, allowing Jones to reach third with no outs.
It also blurred out rainbow flags and removed Albania's entry from its broadcast because of the performers' visible tattoos. Irish singer Ryan O'Shaughnessy's song , which featured a romantic dance number with two men, was heavily censored.
Vice President Mike Pence touted the nation in what he dubbed a "momentous week for America on the world stage". NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell noted Mueller was a Republican and asked Pence whether he trusted him.
Ivanka Trump arrives in Israel ahead of USA embassy move
Since March 30, the Palestinians have been organizing protests, demonstrations and rallies calling it "the Great March of Return". Furthermore the name change, despite President Trump's historic decision to move the US Embassy, comes under intense scrutiny.
Homeland chief berated, seen as close to quitting
While doing so, he got furious at Nielsen and blamed her for not introducing enough measures to stop border crossings. The Times reported two of them said Nielsen had drafted a resignation letter but had not submitted it.
Klopp to focus on Brighton game
It is not the same injury". "A week was exactly what we needed, we had a few players with some problems and had time to recover". One of the final issues yet to be sorted in the top-flight is the fourth and final Champions League spot.
Trump declares Hawaii a disaster zone amid volcano eruption
Ken Gadd, a first-time visitor from Dayton, Ohio, takes pictures of the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Friday. President Donald Trump has declared the ongoing Kilauea volcanic eruption on Hawaii's Big Island a major disaster.
Trump Unveils New Campaign Slogan at Elkhart Rally
Republicans who had long anxious about the ex-con coal baron's upstart campaign had dodged what they saw as a significant bullet. Blankenship ran a freakish campaign for months and that continued into primary day. "Happy with how the campaign has gone".
Google to Require OEMs to Rollout Regular Security Upgrades
Android has developed to the point where you don't need to obsessively close your apps to keep your phone running smoothly. The other product that's getting a touch of AI and ML is Google News , which has been completely redesigned from scratch.
Oil touches 3½-year high after U.S. quits Iran deal
Zanganeh said Iran's crude production was about four million barrels per day (bpd), nearly four percent of global output. Beijing has opposed the USA move and many Chinese companies may continue to buy Iranian crude, analysts say.
You can now play as Thanos in Fortnite
The company also tweeted earlier today that the limited-time game mode, 50v50, has returned to the game. The Infinity Gauntlet mode does not yet have an end date, but these typically run for about a week.