Dominic Thiem, the US Open 2020 champion, proves that he is not only one of the best in tennis but also outside it. The Austrian participated in the Adria Tour earlier this year. Additionally, it was organized by none other than his on-the-court rival Novak Djokovic. Besides, the tournament was in the news for all the wrong reasons.
But, Thiem has come forward and said that he had donated the Adria Tour’s winner’s check to St. Anna Children’s Hospital in Vienna, Austria’s capital city.
Additionally, the tournament was criticized for various reasons. And Noval Djokovic, along with three other tennis players were tested positive for the COVID-19. Besides, earlier all the photos showed the people having fun and partying.
“I Will Donate All The Money To St. Anna Children’s Hospital”- Thiem
However, this news from Dominic has brought smiles to the faces of people. Additionally, this move from the current world number 3 also shows what a generous person he is. Currently, the Austrian is in his country for the Vienna Open. Moreover, he would be up again Christian Garin in the round of 16 tomorrow.
Thiem wrote on the blog, “I have a special photo with Novak Djokovic. The current world number 1 had my Belgrade check in his luggage. I will donate all of the money to St. Anna Children’s Hospital in Vienna.”
Even earlier, Thiem came in support of Djokovic when the tennis world and fans criticized this move. Besides, in the final, Dominic Thiem defeated Filip Kranjinovic in the finals in Belgrade.
Additionally, Thiem had a dream run this year and went on to win the first Grand Slam of his tennis career. The Austrian won the finals in New York against the German Alexander Zverev. Playing in Vienna currently, the Austrian would like to win the tournament in his backyard. Besides, he is also the defending champion here.