Dominic Thiem & Rafael Nadal call time on their 2021 season

Dominic Thiem and Rafael Nadal have both called time on their seasons and will not be back until 2022. On Wednesday the Austrian who would have been defending his title at the US Open at the end of month announced he won't be back this year in what was a 'tough decision' to call time... Continue Reading →

The cast is off, the racket is in hand but is a time going to stop Dominic Thiem defending his US Open title?

Twelve months ago Dominic Thiem won the US Open. Since then his triumph in New York the Austrian has been open and honest about how he has felt, took a small break from tennis and said he went from being "in a state of euphoria" but then "fell into a hole". Thiem said: “I spent... Continue Reading →

“In a state of euphoria” to falling “into a hole”, Dominic Thiem opens up on his struggles since winning the US Open in unusual circumstances and why he wants to broaden his horizons outside of tennis

On the 13th of September 2020, Dominic Thiem did something quite extraordinary. The wait for a new male Grand Slam champion was almost over however the Austrian was 2-6 4-6 and a break of serve down to Sascha Zverev in the final. On Arthur Ashe Stadium which usually holds just under 24,000 spectators but this... Continue Reading →

Dominic Thiem mixed up his service return position at Cincinnati and got demolished, now he’s returned to his usual position and looks more at home but why is his deep return position criticised when Rafa & Stan do the same?

No top player played more tennis matches in lockdown than Dominic Thiem. In a 6-8 week period the Austrian played in around 30 matches but on his first match back on the ATP tour at Cincinnati which was held in New York no one probably played worse than he did. I can't think of many... Continue Reading →

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