“Dominic Thiem Is A Complete Player Now”, Says Former Olympic Gold Medalist


Dominic Thiem

Austrian Dominic Thiem has been in the professional tennis circuits since 2011. In between the nine years of pro-career, he won 16 singles title and reached finals at twice in Roland Garros, 2019 ATP Tour finals, and this year’s Melbourne Major event. Nevertheless, former ATP World No.09 player admitted Thiem is a great player.  

In an interview with ATP tour.com, Dominic Thiem’s coach Nicolas Massu said he is really happy that his student training during the pandemic. Massu also won the two gold medals in the 2004 Athens Olympic singles and doubles at a tennis event for chile.

Massu also added Austrian’s exhibition events participation that will help him to play well in the upcoming US Open tournament in Flushing Meadows. 

Nicolas Massu

In the middle of the pandemic, Thiem has participated several exhibition tournaments. Moreover, Dominic played 28 matches in the 45 days, and he lost only three matches. 

“Working With Dominic Is A Big Motivation For Me”- Nicolas Massu

While Dominic Thiem and his team are ready to fly to New York for the US Open 2020, Chilean expects the best results from his student in the hard courts, especially in the upcoming US Open series.

After Massu’s arrival, Clay court lover proved he can play in the hardcourts as well. Moreover, Austrian reached the finals at the Australian Open 2020 and won several titles in the hardcourts. 

Dominic Thiem

Additionally, Nicolas Masscu spoke about Dominic Thiem’s game plan for the upcoming New York major, We’re trying to improve every day. He’s not a teenager where you might have to make big changes, but he’s still a young guy at age 26 and there are still little changes that we can make. He’s a complete player now and showed that he can play on hard courts. We expect that he can have at least the same results as last year.

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“It’s why I decided to continue traveling after my playing career. Working with Dominic is a big motivation for me because he’s a great player and an unbelievable person. He’s really educated, he listens and always gives 100 percent. It’s unbelievable as a coach because you only need to tell him what you see on the court”, Chilean concluded.


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