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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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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