Dominic Thiem vs Rafael Nadal – US Open :Dominic Thiem is an Austrian 25-year-old tennis player
that occupies the 9th place of the ATP Rankings.
Dominic Thiem is a great quality player, that is inside the top 10 and that has clear conditions to become a consistent top 5, he that was already 4th in the ATP Rankings.
Thiem is stronger on clay, not always being able to get his best results on the fast surfaces and being too reliant on his moment of form.
Thiem arrived here without convincing a lot on hard courts, but he started off well and defeated Mirza Basic in 3 sets. On the 2nd round, he had a rough test, but he has beaten Steve Johnson in 5 sets.
On the 3rd round, he has faced an American player and defeated Taylor Fritz in 4 sets. On the 4th round, he has played his best match and defeated Kevin Anderson by 3-0 on a good display. Thiem has been improving on this tournament.
Last year, he reached the 4th round here, which means his points are already defended.
Rafael Nadal is a 32-year-old Spanish player that occupies the 1st position of the ATP Rankings. Rafael Nadal is continuing to perform at an incredible level and without surprise, he is the leader of the ATP Rankings.
He has been very consistent on the season, as he usually is. On this tournament, Nadal isn’t playing his best tennis and has been feeling some difficulties.
He started off beating David Ferrer with Ferrer’s retirement in the 2nd set when he was even a break up. Then he defeated Vasek Pospisil in 3 sets.
On the 3rd round, he has gone through serious difficulties against Khachanov but he won in 4 sets.
On the 4th round he has beaten Nikoloz Basilashvili in 4 sets. He has dropped a set again and showed a certain inconsistency during certain periods.
Head-to-head record: 3-7 Nadal
Dominic Thiem vs Rafael Nadal – Betting Tip and Prediction:
Going against Rafael Nadal is always very dangerous because we are all aware that the player from Mallorca, if he is on his day, can crush any player.
On this tournament he has been feeling some difficulties. His level has been suffering some oscillations and players like Khachanov or Basilashvili created him some problems that weren’t expected.
|Thiem AH +2.5 sets||