Dominic Thiem is an Austrian professional tennis player. On March 2, 2020, Thiem rose to a new career-high ranking of world No. 3, passing Roger Federer in the ATP rankings. He has won 17 ATP Tour singles titles, including the 2020 US Open and the 2019 BNP Paribas Open.
At the 2020 US Open, Thiem won his first Grand Slam defeating Alexander Zverev in the final to capture the Men’s Singles tennis title and became the first male tennis player born in the 1990s to win a major title.
He has reached an ITF Junior ranking of world No. 2 and also reached the final of the 2011 French Open Boys’ event.
He is also active in social media platforms with over 1.2m followers on Instagram @domithiem and with over 211.5k followers on Twitter @ThiemDomi.
What was Dominic Thiem famous for?
- Famous as an Austrian professional tennis player.
Where was Dominic Thiem born?
Dominic Thiem was born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria on 3 September 1993. He was born to father, Wolfgang Thiem, and mother, Karin Thiem. Both of his parents are tennis coaches. He has a younger brother, Moritz Thiem Who is also a tennis player. He grew up in Lichtenworth along with his brother and started playing tennis when he was just six years old. He was coached by Gunter Bresnik since he was nine years old.
He holds an Austrian nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Virgo while his religious belief is unknown.
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Dominic Thiem’s Career Highlights
- On January 3, 2011, Dominic Thiem reached an ITF Junior ranking of world No. 2 and also reached the final of the 2011 French Open Boys’ event.
- Thereafter, Thiem completed his junior career by winning his last three singles tournaments, culminating in taking the singles title at the Dunlop Orange Bowl tournament in Plantation, Florida, United States.
- In 2014, Thiem qualified for the Australian Open’s main draw where he defeated Joao Sousa in four sets for his first main-draw victory at a Grand Slam tournament but lost to Kevin Anderson in straight sets in the second round. Later on, Thiem qualified for the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.
- Thiem qualified for the main draw at the BNP Paribas Open 2014 where he defeated American Daniel Kosakowski. Later, he qualified for the main draw at the Sony Open Tennis and defeated Lukas Rosol in the first round but in the second round, he lost to Tommy Robredo.
- Thiem also qualified for the main tour event at the Madrid Open for the seventh time in 2014 where he beat Dmitry Tursunov in the first round and his breakthrough came when he defeated the world No. 3, Stan Wawrinka, in three sets.
- At the Wimbledon and French Open in 2014, he lost to seeded players but his next breakthrough came in his first US Open in 2014 when he reached the fourth round after two first-round defeats in both Toronto and Cincinnati Masters. However, he lost to Tomas Berdych.
- In 2015, he lost in the first round of the Australian Open and didn’t make any progress in early ATP events. However, he earned his first career ATP World Tour title in Nice, France, where he defeated Leonardo Mayer in the final.
- At the 2015 French Open, Thiem defeated Aljaz Bedene to progress to the second round but he was defeated by 21st seed Pablo Cuevas in four close sets.
- Thiem competed at the third grand slam of the year, he seeded at the Wimbledon Championships where he defeated Israel’s Dudi Sela in four sets, marking his first-ever win at Wimbledon but he only reached the second round.
- At the 2015 Croatia Open Umag, Thiem reached the final and defeated Portugal’s Joao Sousa in straight sets to claim his second career ATP World Tour title. Later on, he won his third title at the Swiss Open Gstaad 2015, beating David Goffin in the final.
- Thiem then played at his home tournament, the Generali Open Kitzbühel and after the tournament ended, he entered the top 20 for the first time, reaching a new career-high of world No. 18.
- In 2016, Thiem reached the third round of the Australian Open. In the semifinals at the Argentina Open, he beat Rafael Nadal and win his fourth ATP title by defeating Nicolas Almagro.
- On 22 February 2016, Thiem attained a career-high ranking of 15 and was named the ATP’s “Mover of the Week”.
- Thiem won the Mexican Open in February 2016 in Acapulco and climbed higher on the rankings’ chart at no 14. He also rose to No. 3 in the Race to London.
- Thiem lost in the first round of the ATP Madrid Masters before he competed in the Italian Open. He defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov and Joao Sousa in the first rounds. He next defeats Roger Federer and earned his fourth top 10 wins by defeating him in straight sets.
- Thiem defended his Nice title after defeating Alexander Zverev and earned another ATP title to his name. He reached the semi-finals at the French Open, his first in a grand slam. With these impressive performances, he debuted inside the Top ten of ATP rankings as World No. 7.
- He won the 2016 MercedesCup after defeating Roger Federer and Philipp Kohlschreiber and with the win, he became the 29th player in Open Era history (since May 1968) to win three titles on three different surfaces in the same year.
- At the Austrian Open Kitzbühel, he was defeated by Jürgen Melzer in the second round. Later, he started facing a knee problem and retired after five games from the Rogers Cup.
- He reached the fourth round of the U.S. Open and the final in Metz but didn’t win. He ended the year ranking No. 8, just one place shy of his career-high ranking.
- At the 2017 Brisbane International, Thiem played both in singles and doubles and partnered with Kei Nishikori in doubles. Later on, he reached the fourth round of the Australian Open.
- At the Rio Open, Thiem won another title after a dry spell and his eighth ATP title. Later, he played like the defending champion at the Mexican Open but he lost in the quarterfinals to San Querrey.
- At the 2017 French Open, Thiem reached the semifinal but lost to eventual champion Rafael Nadal in straight sets. He then reached the fourth round before losing to his opponents at the 2017 US Open. At the end of the year, he rose to World No. 4 in the rankings.
- At the 2018 Australian Open, Thiem reached the fourth round and lost to Tennys Sandgren. However, he managed to win the Argentina Open in February, thus ending the speculations over his poor form. Until the French Open, Thiem had missed many tournaments owing to his hairline-fracture-ankle injury.
- In the clay season, Thiem played his first tournament in Monte Carlo, defeating Andrey Rublev and Novak Djokovic, before losing to Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals.
- In the 2018 Lyon Open, he won his 10th ATP title after defeating Dusan Lajovic. He also began the 2018 French Open strongly and defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas, Matteo Berrettini, Kei Nishikori, Alexander Zverev, and Marco Cecchinato to reach the final.
- In Lyon, he won his 10th ATP title after defeating Dusan Lajovic. He also began the French Open strongly and defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas, Matteo Berrettini, Kei Nishikori, Alexander Zverev, and Marco Cecchinato to reach the final.
- He reached the quarterfinals of the US Open in December 2018, where he met Nadal. At the 2018 ATP Finals, Thiem was eliminated in the group stage after winning one match, against Kei Nishikori and losing his two others, against Kevin Anderson and Roger Federer. He ended the 2018 season ranked world No. 8.
- At the 2019 Australian Open, Thiem defeated Benoit Paire in five sets but lost to Alexei Popyrin in the second round. He defeated Roger Federer in three sets and claim his first ATP Masters 1000 title at the Indian Wells Masters. As a result, he returned to his career-best ranking of World No. 4.
- At the 2019 Wimbledon Championships, Thiem lost in the first round to Sam Querrey. At the China Open, Thiem reached the semifinals where he defeated Karen Khachanov and qualified for the 2019 ATP Finals. In the final Thiem defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to win his first title in Asia, the fourth title in 2019, and the 15th career title.
- At the Shanghai Masters, Thiem reached the quarterfinals. Later, Thiem made past the quarterfinal stage at his home tournament in Vienna, Thiem defeated his friend Diego Schwartzman in the final and claimed the Vienna Open trophy for the first time, for his 16th career title.
- At the ATP Finals, Thiem defeated Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in consecutive matches and became the first player to qualify for the semifinals but he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas in three tight sets.
- At the 2020 ATP Cup, Thiem played three matches, defeating Diego Schwartzman but losing to Borna Coric and Hubert Hurkacz.
- Thiem defeated Rafael Nadal in four sets proceeding to the semifinals at the Australian Open. He then defeated seventh seed Alexander Zverev in four sets to make his first Grand Slam final on a hard court but he lost to defending champion Novak Djokovic in five sets in the final.
- On March 2, 2020, Thiem rose to a new career-high ranking of world No. 3, passing Roger Federer in the ATP rankings.
- At the 2020 US Open, Thiem won his first Grand Slam defeating Alexander Zverev in the final to capture the Men’s Singles tennis title and became the first male tennis player born in the 1990s to win a major title. Thiem additionally became the first new Grand Slam champion in the men’s singles since Marin Cilic won the 2014 US Open, with the gap between Cilic and Thiem’s wins being the longest between two new Grand Slam singles champions in the history of men’s tennis.
Who is Dominic Thiem’s girlfriend?
Dominic Thiem is an unmarried man. Currently, he is enjoying his single life and focusing on his career.
Previously, Thiem was in a romantic relationship with a French tennis player, Kristina Mladenovic. The couple has been together since 2017 and announced their relationship publicly in May 2018. Sadly, the couple split in November 2019.
How tall is Dominic Thiem?
Dominic Thiem is a handsome man with an athletic body build. He has a fair complexion with brown hair and a blue pair of eyes. He stands at a height of 1.85m (6 feet and 1 inch) tall and his body weighs around 82kg (181 lbs.). His chest size is 41 inches and his waist size is 32 inches. His bicep size is 14 inches. He wears a shoe size of 11(US). His sexual orientation is Straight.
What is the Net Worth of Dominic Thiem?
Dominic Thiem has quite good earnings from his professional career as a Professional tennis player. He also earns from his endorsements deals with several brands such as Adidas, Babolat, Bank Austria, Kia, and Rolex. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be $23 million. However, there is no information about his salary and other assets.