Saturday, September 23, 2023

Admission of Dominic Thiem after beating Nick Kyrgios in thriller

Must read


No. 3 worldwide Dominique thiem revealed he felt so defeated in straight sets in his match against Nick kyrgios that he was “already dealing with the loss”.

But as he did in the final of the US Open 2020, the Austrian star fought back for the win in a five-set crush.

Watch the Australian Open with live broadcasts from every court at 9Now. Click here to start watching!

A provocative Thiem finally closed a 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4 victory to advance to the round of 16, in which he will face world number 21 Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

Thiem gave a raw glimpse of his emotions during an on-field interview with Jim Courier after the game.

“First of all, that first game against Nick on his favorite pitch with an amazing crowd – there are easier things to do,” Thiem told Courier on the cover of Nine.

“So that’s definitely one of the toughest challenges we have in our sports. You never know what’s coming and he’s a huge player when he’s on fire like today.

“I was already facing defeat, but somehow I fought in the game and the impossible is nothing.”

Thiem said he was inspired by recovering two sets to zero in last year’s US Open triumph.

His first Grand Slam victory saw him conquer German Alexander Zverev 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6 (8-6) in September of last year.

“This game has shown me that giving up is never an option,” Thiem said.

“There is always a chance.

“Today I was so close to losing. If he broke me in the first game of the third set, that game is over. But I was still fighting and with the break I got in the third set, I realized there might be a chance to turn. around. “

For a daily dose of the best of the latest news and exclusive content from Wide World of Sports, subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here!


- Advertisement -spot_img

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest article