By Chris Oddo | Thursday, February 13, 2014
20-year-old Dominic Thiem of Austria turned lots of heads with scintillating shots like this during his three-set loss to Andy Murray in Rotterdam today.
Photo Source: YouTube.
Dominic Thiem can flat-out play tennis. That's pretty obvious. He's the youngest player in the ATP's top 125, but if you weren't aware of Thiem's capabilities on a tennis court, all you need to do is watch the video below to find out.
Thiem gave Andy Murray fits today at the ABN Amro in Rotterdam, delighting the crowd with his gorgeous one-handed backhand, and playing feisty, in-your-face tennis that pushed Murray until the conclusion of the Scot's 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 second-round victory.
Though it was a loss, shots like the one featured above had fans and pundits buzzing about the 20-year-old Austrian. Here's a sampling of what the twitterverse had to say about the kid's dazzling game: