Dominic Thiem is an Austrian professional tennis player and former World No.3, a career-high singles ranking that he reached on March 2, 2020. He has one Grand Slam win to his name, the 2020 US Open where he beat Alexander Zverev in the finals. Thiem has also made it into the finals of the ATP Tour Final in 2019 and 2020. Thiem is the second-highest ranked Austrian tennis player at No.3, behind Thomas Muster who was ranked No.3.
Dominic Thiem was born on September 3, 1993, in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. He currently resides in Lichtenwörth, Austria. He started playing tennis at just three years old and was coached by Gunter Bresnik very early in his career.
He stands 185 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 79 kg. Theim is right-handed and he has a one-handed backhand. As a professional player, he is coached by Nicolas Massau. Since he turned pro, he has earned more than US$28 Million. As of July 2022, he is No.12 on the list of all-time earners in tennis.
As a junior player, he reached the 2011 final of the French Open Boy’s Singles before he lost to Bjorn Fratangelo. He rounded off his junior career with a 115-33 win-loss record and he had wins over other future tennis greats like Kyle Edmund and Lucas Pouille.
He started his professional career mostly playing in ITF Futures events. He made his ATP debut in 2011. That year, he also recorded his first ATP win. His first ATP Final came in 2014. He ended that year in the Top 50 of the World Rankings, ranked No.39.
He followed 2014 with a strong 2015, winning three ATP titles. He made waves in 2016 when he reached the semifinals of the French Open. In 2018, he reaches his first Majors final. It was at Roland Garros again. He would do so again in 2019. In 2020, he reached the final of the Australian Open.
In the same year, he had the biggest success of his career, winning the men’s singles title at the US Open. This year, he also reached his highest career ranking of No.3 in the world, surpassing Roger Federer. Following his breakthrough year, he was named the Austrian Sportsman of the Year.
2021 saw Thiem struggle with a wrist injury that kept him from playing in many tournaments. He withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics. As of 2022, he is yet to return to active playing and he has dropped out of the Top 300 in the world rankings.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 3 (March 2,2020)
- Current Singles Ranking: 346 (July10, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - F (2020)
- French Open - F (2018, 2019)
- Wimbledon - 4R (2017)
- US Open - W (2020)
Other Singles Tournaments