Score, report, and key facts
Thiem overpowered the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Tsitsipas in the 1st game (1-0). Nonetheless, the Greek was not done to come back to break Dominic in the 2nd (1-1) and in the 8th (5-3) game before winning the set (6-3).
The Austrian conquered the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after conceding his serve in the 3rd (1-2) game, Dominic broke back in the 4th (2-2) and in the 10th (6-4) game before winning the set 6-4.
Thiem was in a great position at the beginning of the set to break Tsitsipas in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 5-0. Dominic reinforced his lead after breaking the Greek in the 4th (4-0) game before managing to win the set (6-1).
A crucial moment of the match was when the Austrian won 5 consecutive games in the 3rd set to change the scoreline from 0-0 to 5-0.
At the end of the match, the Austrian scored 91 points vs. the Greek’s 78 points.
Thiem won this match even if he was battling in converting his break points as he converted only 36% (5/14). On the other side, Tsitsipas wasn’t that great in converting his break points because he converted only 38% of his break points (3/8). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.
After this contest, the head to head between Thiem and Tsitsipas is 4-2 for Dominic.
Highlights Dominic Thiem vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas China Open – Beijing
Tennis Scores in Beijing
- Dominic ThiemThiem – Stefanos TsitsipasTsitsipas (3-6 6-4 6-1) – See score progression