At 15-40. Thiem is widely renowned for playing deep in the court on clay, but he perfectly adjusted his court position to the indoor hard court at the O2 arena. All rights reserved. At deuce, with the tension at its peak, Djokovic then had the clarity to throw in an excellent drop shot. Novak Djokovic defeats Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 to win his 8th Australian OpenNovak Djokovic forces Thiem into a fifth set 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3.Dominic Thiem takes the second set to level Djokovic at 4-6 6-4 5 seed Dominic Thiem in dramatic fashion, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. What Djokovic lacks in slams, he makes up for in the mere fact that he has had to break through both Nadal and Federer to win his slams. Novak Djokovic recovers from 2-1 sets down in a slam final for the first time to win his 8th Djokovic responded with a quick serve and forehand winner combo from 15-30, then he slid in an excellent wide serve for an easy service winner. Here's Where Thiem Tops Djokovic, Nadal & Federer. vor der VerÃ¶ffentlichung zu prÃ¼fen. Djokovic appeared to unravel starting late in the second set vs. the No. VS. Dominic Thiem. Bei den folgenden Kommentaren handelt es sich um die Meinung einzelner FOCUS-Online-Nutzer. Djokovic gedachte in seiner Rede auch der verstorbenen Basketball-Legende Kobe Bryant.Emotionaler Djokovic gedenkt "Mentor" Kobe Bryant in seiner SiegesredeDas Finale in der Rod Laver Arena begann mit Vorteilen für den Favoriten. Tournament Heritage. Die Folge: Thiem durchbrach das Aufschlagspiel des Weltranglistenzweiten zum 2:1.Djokovic macht den Kyrgios und packt den Tweener ausDjokovic kam zwar wieder auf 4:4 heran, kassierte direkt danach aber ein Break und musste den Satz kurz darauf mit 4:6 abgeben. After increasing his second serve speed in the off-season and firing huge second serves throughout this tournament, it has unraveled under pressure and it is affecting every part of his game.That was nervy and tough, but Thiem edges out the hold to move to within a set of his first slam title. He immediately sprayed a forehand long.As he walked past the chair, Djokovic gave the umpire a sarcastic thumbs up. With a final missed backhand from Thiem, Djokovic held.The defending champ is not missing now and this is turning into a very typical Djokovic recovery after looking He burst to a 40-15 with a down the line backhand winner so good that Djokovic applauded, then he finished it off with a serve-forehand one-two. Across the net, Djokovic is grunting louder, finding more depth on his strokes and refusing to miss. Es war eine harte Partie." Thiem may not win this match, but he is showing that he is such an admirable competitor.Thiem is beginning to tire in these longer rallies but he deserves immense credit for his resilience and temperament here. He will serve for the set.But from 40-30, Thiem missed a couple of first serves and sprayed three loose errors in a row: a forehand error and then two backhands errors. He responded with a drop shot into the net. Novak Djokovic continues his mastery in Melbourne. Thiem responded like a champ by going on the attack, pounding forehands and then coolly putting away the overhead after what felt like about 5 clear winners against any other player. Still, another impressive fortnight from a player who is finally putting it together across all surfaces rather than just on clay.Always a tough ask to speak after a loss but brilliantly done I would like to start by saying congratulations to Dominic for amazing tournament. Roger Federer feiert in seinem zweiten Einsatz bei den diesjährigen ATP Finals in London seinen ersten Sieg. Lieferte sich einen spektakulären Kampf gegen Novak Djokovic: Dominic ThiemBoris Becker übernimmt Schirmherrschaft: Neues Projekt für Tennislegende: Die "Boris Becker International Tennis Academy"Tennis und Ausdauersport clever kombinieren und Preise vergleichen Novak Djokovic's bid to win four straight majors for the second time came to an end when the disgruntled Serb fell to Dominic Thiem in five sets in the completion of their French Open semifinal. The only thing he can do is keep on persevering in the hope that a slam draw will eventually fall his way. He broke Thiem again in the fifth to take a 2-1 lead and each man held serve until the championship point. "Guter Job", schleuderte Djokovic dem Franzosen höhnisch entgegen. Tsitsipas' 2018 Toronto Run: 'It Was The Week Of My Life' Toronto. Sie automatisch per E-Mail benachrichtigt, wenn Ihr Kommentar Thiem hit 30 per cent of his forehands from inside the baseline, while Djokovic managed just 16 per cent.
At break point, Djokovic did something that he has only attempted once today: he serve and volleyed, scuppering the break point with two slick volleys.