Thiem rebounded to take the next three games and the set. The Austrian later said he did his best to conserve energy in Paris - he even took a full day away from the courts. “I just tried to do everything I could in the days off to recover,” said Thiem of the physical challenges he faced in Paris, playing a Grand Slam across the Atlantic so soon after winning his maiden Grand Slam title in New York.
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Unlike Osaka, Thiem has shown plenty of prowess on clay, never before losing in the first round at Paris and making it as far as the final twice before losing to — who else?
Thiem captured his maiden Grand Slam title at last year's US Open and Flushing Meadows is a special place for him. "I will watch, definitely," he said. "Probably the US Open is the most special ...
(Reuters) - Austrian Dominic Thiem has joined world number one Novak Djokovic in pulling out of next week’s Paris Masters after struggling with blisters in his foot during the Vienna Open.
Dominic Thiem responds after media snipes from his former physio. Tennis News. Kevin Palmer. September 25, 2021. Former US Open champion Dominic Thiem has issued a statement after he confirmed he has split with members of his backroom staff after a challenging 2021. Thiem has struggled with injuries through this year and his now former ...
Austria's Dominic Thiem clenches his fist after scoring a point against France's Hugo Gaston in the fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – October 2, 2020 Austria’s Dominic Thiem reacts during his third round match against Norway’s Casper Ruud REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes. The 27-year-old Austrian is the second seed in the Paris Masters this year behind top seed Rafael Nadal. The tournament is due on the thirty-first of this month.
The home of French champion Paris Saint-Germain is located a stone’s throw — or a Jabeur kick — away from Roland Garros. Turns out those sweet half-volleys were no flukes, either.
Thiem became the first male tennis player born in the 1990s to win a major title. Thiem additionally became the first new Grand Slam champion in the men's singles since Marin Čilić won the 2014 US Open .