“Always Have A Special Place In My Heart”: Dominic Thiem Reflects on 2020 Season


Dominic Thiem

2020 season halted in London ATP Finals follows six months of hiatus. Many more convinced this year is cursed, worst in the history of human civilization. But, It is blissful vintage for Austrian professional tennis star Dominic Thiem. 

The 27-years-old dazzled from the beginning to the end of the season. And also, he wrote several achievements in his career book.

First and foremost, Thiem wore the first Grand Slam crown on his head after winning the US Open. Besides, Austrian played final at the Melbourne major for the first time in his life.

Eventually, Dominic Thiem qualified for the second consecutive final of the ATP Finals, where Daniil Medvedev thwarted him in the championship match.

Post-match, the World No.3 reflected on 2020 season, Thiem said, “I think it is still a very tough year for many, many people. We athletes and I’m speaking of tennis players. We are very privileged to do our jobs.”

“If I speak about tennis, if I talk about my job, I mean, it has been an outstanding year. I have reached one of my big lifetime goals with winning that Grand Slam.”, Dominic added.

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“Pandemic Going To Come To An End Very Soon”: Dominic Thiem 

Due to COVID-19 widespread, several tennis tournaments cancelled including the heritage racket sport event, Wimbledon. However, Dominic Thiem finished this year as a top-three player for the first time in his career. 

Additionally, Thiem becomes the second-highest ranked Austrian player in history behind Thomas Muster. Recently, He was honoured with an award of Austria’s best sportsperson of the year.

Dominic Thiem

Domi continued, “even though it’s a tough year, it will always have a special place in my heart this year, 100%.” 

Speaking about global uncertainty, Austrian expressed, “I hope that this pandemic is going to come to an end very soon, that people can start to work again, can have an everyday life also, and I hope that it’s coming, well, to an end as soon as possible.”

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