US Open champion Dominic Thiem is eyeing his second Grand Slam title following his current heroics in New York. However, the World No.Three was pushed to his restrict by French wildcard Hugo Gaston, the world quantity 239, within the French Open final 16. Thiem, the third seed, survived an enormous scare to win 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 6-Three to succeed in the Roland Garros quarter-finals. But in the course of the thrilling French Open encounter, Thiem nonetheless had time to showcase his mindblowing soccer abilities that left followers on Twitter shell-shocked.
In the fifth set, with the match hanging within the stability, the Austrian star produced a second of magic, not together with his tennis racquet however his ft. Thiem noticed his forehand go too lengthy with Hugo Gaston casually lobbing the ball again, having already gained the purpose.
Thiem took down the skier together with his proper foot like a professional after which went on to finish just a few juggles earlier than nonchalantly catching the ball.
After the win, Thiem posted a video of his magical abilities, writing: “after a ton of dropshots I had to show @HugoGaston7 that I also got some touch today Great match! Keep it up!”
— Dominic Thiem (@ThiemDomi) October 4, 2020
Thiem, who had misplaced to Rafael Nadal within the ultimate for the final two years, will subsequent tackle 12th seed Diego Schwartzman of Argentina for a spot within the final 4.
“He plays drop shots from another planet,” stated 27-year-old. “He sprinted like 400 times to the net.
“I used to be fortunate to make it by means of immediately. He might be an enormous participant sooner or later and convey numerous pleasure to this stadium.”
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