VIENNA RESULTS. Superlative Thiem conquers the Erste Bank Open

ERSTE BANK OPEN - VIENNA RESULTS. Thiem conquers his 16th career title after beating Schwartzman in 3 sets.

Dominic Thiem aces Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 3-6 6-4 6-3 in the final in Vienna on Sunday to win his 16th career title, the 5th of this great season for him. This is his first title in “his” Vienna, a feat that he has been dreaming for long.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Schwartzman had a strong start of this set after breaking Thiem in the 1st game (1-0). Yet, that wasn’t sufficient for Diego to win the set since the Austrian managed to break back in the 2nd (1-1) game. Diego maintained his cool to break Dominic in the 5th (3-2) and in the 9th (6-3) game.

2nd set.

The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that the Austrian conquered in the 9th game (5-4) before winning the set (6-4).

3rd set.

Thiem enjoyed quite a good start of the set after breaking Schwartzman in the 1st game (1-0). Thiem managed to boost his lead after breaking the Argentine in the 9th (6-3) game before winning the set.

Prediction and head to head Dominic Thiem vs. Diego Sebastian Schwartzman


At the end of the match, Dominic scored 92 points vs. Schwartzman’s 85 points.

Thiem served exceptionally well to win 76% of the points (39/51) behind his first serve. Nevertheless he won only 42% points (13/31) on his second serve. Dominic was pretty focused in converting 50% of the break points that he conquered (4/8). On the other side, the Argentine was well focused in converting 50% of the break points that he procured points (3/6). However, that was not enough to win the encounter.

After this match, the head to head between Thiem and Schwartzman is 5-2 for Dominic.

The Interview

After the match, Thiem commented

“It’s been an unbelievable year for me in Austria, to win titles in Kitzbühel and now here in Vienna. I have had some troubles to deliver my best tennis in front of these amazing crowds in Kitzbühel and also here in Vienna and now, in the same year, I win both titles. It is completely unreal to me.”

Highlights Dominic Thiem vs. Diego Sebastian Schwartzman Erste Bank Open – Vienna

Dominic Thiem in Vienna

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