Nick Kyrgios and Dominic Thiem put on a show in the third round of the Australian Open, where the world number 3 won a five-set battle after losing the first two.
It was 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 and 6-4 for Dominator, which in this way continues in the race. He will play against the Bulgarian Grigor dimitrov for a place in the quarterfinals of the first Grand Slam of the 2021 season.
The Kyrgios show was present from the beginning. With the public on their side, the local took advantage of that especially in the initial sets to have a two to zero advantage. It was both the support and trust of the aussie, what to close the second set he used one of his favorite resources: the serve from below. Thiem could do nothing and was one more spectator of the magic of the ocean.
Nevertheless, Austrian started to level up and ruined the party for the fan hero. He managed to turn the situation around and entered the second week of the Australian Open, where he reached the final in 2020.