by: TennisMood 14

Dominic Thiem

“I think I’m a good guy and I like to show it!”

Dominic Thiem: Rules of Life(24 y.o.)
Dominic Thiem

Personal Facts

Overview

  • Dominic Thiem is nicknamed “Dominator”.
  • An aggressive baseline player who is adept at defending as well.
  • Started playing tennis aged 6.
Dominic Thiem personal facts
  • Inspired by countrymen Stefan Koubek and Jürgen Melzer.
  • Considers forehand his favorite shot, but is more famous for his single-handed backhand.
  • Clay is his favored surface.
  • On 6 June 2016 reached an ATP high ranking of world No. 7 for the 1st time.
  • He has won 7 singles titles on the ATP Tour.
  • Vienna and Kitzbühel are his beloved tournaments.
  • Big football fan and supports Chelsea FC.
Dominic Thiem bio facts
  • Also enjoys and follows ski jump competitions.
  • Favorite food is sushi.
  • Has strong serve, it can reach 145 mph (233 km/h).
  • Joined Austrian military service from Nov. 2014 to Apr. 2015 without missing any tournaments.
  • One of the few younger ATP players using a single-handed backhand.
  • Has a modest character off-court.
  • Runs his Facebook page in both German and English languages, where he constantly puts up his results alongside with personal thoughts.
  • Reached world No. 7 ATP Ranking on June6, 2016 for the first time.

Dominic Thiem's Family

  • Wolfgang and Karin, parents, are both professional tennis coaches.
  • Moritz, younger brother, plays at junior tournaments and dreams to turn pro one day.

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