“Great Honour For Me”: Dominic Thiem “Overjoyed” After Becomes Austria’s Best Sportsman of the Year First Time in His Career


Dominic Thiem

Recent times Dominic Thiem makes his country proud on several occasions worldwide through his best class of game. Especially this year, the 27-years-old has gone one step further to become the first Austrian to win the first singles Grand Slam title at the US Open. On the other hand, he is also ranked as the second-highest Austrian player in history.

Thiem won his first Grand Slam title after two sets down final against Alexander Zverev at the US Open 2020. Additionally, he took four finals to attain this remarkable achievement in his career. Followed by, Dominic was celebrated by various community in his motherland.

Dominic Thiem

As of now, the world number three elected as an Austria’s best Sportsman of the year first time in his career. The winner Dominic Thiem was recently honoured at the Lotterien Sporthilfe-Gala in the Marx-Halle in Vienna. Normally, award receivers would be honoured in front of thousands of people but this year ceremony held behind closed doors due to pandemic.

“I am Happy To Be In Line With The Really Big Ones Now”: Dominic Thiem

And also, Dominic Thiem became the third Austrian tennis player to stage on the historical event. Earlier, former world number one Thomas Muster (1990, 1995) and Jürgen Melzer (2010) were received NIKI, a title named after the Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda.

While expressing his happiness, Dominic Thiem said, “I am overjoyed and would also like to congratulate the other top athletes. More than just one athlete deserves this award every year. I am happy to be in line with the really big ones now. The names on the list of winners are impressive. And to be there now, it is a great honour for me.”

However, Dominic Thiem will now play at the ATP Finals 2020 in London to intention win his first title. 

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