Dominic Thiem Bio

  • • Nickname is Domi.
  • • Began playing tennis at age 6 and switched to 1-handed backhand at age 11.
  • • Father, Wolfgang, and mother, Karin, are tennis coaches; brother, Moritz, earned 1st Pepperstone ATP Rankings point in 2018.
  • • Mom started tradition at 2019 Indian Wells by getting a tattoo each time Thiem wins a title.
  • • Dad is coach of Austrian player Sebastian Ofner.
  • • Favourite shot is forehand and surface is clay.
  • • Idols growing up were countrymen Stefan Koubek and Jurgen Melzer. Dream opponent is Andre Agassi.
  • • Favourite tournaments are Vienna and Kitzbuhel. Won both titles in 2019.
  • • Big football fan and supports Chelsea FC.
  • • Boasts a life-size wax figure at Madame Tussauds Vienna, having taken 250 measurements and 180 photos during a 3-hour seassion in January 2021.
  • • Founded his own football club in 2016 called 1. TFC Matzendorf, which consists of friends and fellow tennis players who play charity games a few times each year.
  • • Enjoys ski jump competitions.
  • • Featured in Vogue's 2017 September issue.
  • • Joined Austrian military service from November 2014 to April 2015. Did not miss any tournaments.
  • • Wears bracelets in support of 4ocean, which pledges to pull a pound of trash from the ocean for each bracelet sold.
  • • Suffered a tear in his right wrist that forced him to miss 9 months from June 2021-March 2022.

Biographical information from ATP. Information might not be up to date.

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