Wimbledon 2019: Dominic Thiem knocked out after shock 1st-round defeat to Sam Querrey

first_imgWimbledon 2019: Dominic Thiem knocked out after shock 1st-round defeat to Sam QuerreyWimbledon 2019: Dominic Thiem suffered a shock defeat in the first round to Sam Querrey in four sets. The fifth seed is the third top-10 man to exit this early in the grass-court Grand Slam. advertisement Associated Press LondonJuly 2, 2019UPDATED: July 2, 2019 20:35 IST Wimbledon 2019: Dominic Thiem was beaten in 4 sets in his 1st-round match on Tuesday (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSam Querrey defeated 5th seed Dominic Thiem 6-7 (4), 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-0 in the 1st roundThiem has lost to Rafael Nadal in the final at Roland Garros each of the past two yearThis is was Thiem’s 3rd first-round exit in Wimbledon in 6 appearancesSam Querrey of the United States took the last nine games and upset No. 5 seed Dominic Thiem 6-7 (4), 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-0 to make the French Open runner-up the third top-10 man already gone in Wimbledon’s first round.The 65th-ranked Querrey was one point from falling into a two-set deficit while serving down 5-4 in the second. But he held on there and then took a lead by getting his initial break of the match in the third set.Thiem has lost to Rafael Nadal in the final at Roland Garros each of the past two years. He is a lot less comfortable on grass: This was the Austrian’s third first-round exit in six appearances at Wimbledon.He joined No. 6 seed Alexander Zverev and No. 7 Stefanos Tsitsipas on the sideline after they each lost a day earlier.Querrey’s only Grand Slam semifinal appearance came at the All England Club in 2017 after a victory over defending champion Andy Murray. Querrey defeated Novak Djokovic a year earlier at Wimbledon.Also Read | Wimbledon 2019: Cori Gauff ready to prove that win over Venus Williams was not one-offAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Dominic ThiemFollow Wimbledon 2019Follow Sam Querrey Nextlast_img

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