Dominic Thiem knows what it takes to win. This year, the Austrian has won 55 matches and lost 18, second only to Djokovic's 56 match wins.
The world no. 10, speaking to WeAre Tennis, said, 'The best thing of tennis is the feeling that you have after winning a match. It's a unique feeling and that's why people play tennis, for what you feel after winning a match.'
Thiem thinks passion is the most important thing in a tiring sport like tennis. 'Without passion, you cannot go forward and you cannot be successful. It's also a work since you are professional and it's your life because 95% of your time you practice, travel around the tournaments, a little bit of everything,' he commented.
What does a perfect day mean for him? 'It depends but the perfect day does not mean a break from tennis. The best thing would be to stay on the bed all the day, have some fresh food, a pizza. Just like like normal people do.'