Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dominic Thiem will win a slam in 2020. ROD LAVER

Why Tsitsipas and Thiem are in the position to win a slam in 2020

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem

Stefanos Tsitispas and Dominic Thiem played a fantastic match at the ATP’s season’s finale that ended with a fabulous win for the Greek. Both players impressed with their tennis for the entire week that represented the correct epilogue of their fantastic season.

Tennis legend, Rod Laver was so amazed by their level of tennis that commented: An epic contest, great sportsmanship, and a budding rivalry. Congratulations @StefTsitsipas, tennis is in good hands. @ThiemDomi has had an exceptional year and came within a few points of taking the ATP Final. I expect both young men will be winning majors in 2020.”

Can Tsitsipas win a slam in 2020?

Stefanos Tsitsipas ended the 2019 ranked no.6 and with 3 titles in Marseille, Estoril, and London. The Greek sensation kept on improving and maturing for the entire year. it looked clear at the very end that he can play Iat the same level and for a prolonged period of time against the very best. After winning the ATP Finals, Tsitsipas confirmed that he feels close to being a slam champion. If a “Next Gen” will conquer a slam, he is the obvious candidate.

Can Thiem win a slam?

After a tentative start of the season, Dominic had a fantastic year. The Austrian didn’t impress only on clay (his favorite surface), but also on extremely fast surfaces such as the ones in Indian Wells (where he won the title) and London (in the finals). Dominic is now a much more complete player, and he can definitely aspire to win a major. The French Open is the most obvious one.

Stefanos Tsitsipas’s ranking and performance in 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas Stats info

Ranked no.6, Stefanos played his last match on the 17th of November when he defeated Dominic Thiem 6-76 6-2 7-64 in the final in London to win his 4th career title.

This year the Greek has a 53-25 win-loss record. The Greek clinched 3 titles in 2019 in Marseille, in Estoril and in London. The Greek was the finalist in Dubai, in Madrid and in Beijing.

Dominic Thiem’s ranking and performance in 2019

Dominic Thiem Stats info

Ranked no.4 (career-high), Thiem played his last match on the 17th of November when he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-76 6-2 7-64 in the final in London.

This year Dominic has a 47-17 win-loss record. Dominic conquered 5 titles in 2019 in Indian Wells, in Barcelona, in Kitzbuhel, in Beijing and in Vienna. The Austrian was the finalist at the French Open and in London.

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem played each other 7 times. The head to head is 4-3 for Thiem.

Here the highlights.

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem

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