Dominic Thiem defeated Nicolas Almagro to win ATP Argentina Open

Feb 16, 2016 08:04 IST

World No. 19 Dominic Thiem on 14 February 2016 defeated Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-6 (4) to win the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Buenos Aires tournament. With the win, Theim claimed his fourth ATP singles title.

Thiem reached the final after beating former No. 1 Rafael Nadal in the semifinals.

About Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem is an Austrian tennis player.

He first achieved his ATP high ranking of World No. 18 on 10 August 2015.

He is currently the youngest player in the top 20 and top 30 of the world rankings.

He won his first career ATP World Tour title in Nice, France, by defeating Argentina's Leonardo Mayer in the final.

About ATP Buenos Aires

The ATP Buenos Aires is an annual tennis event for male tennis players held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The tournament is an ATP World Tour 250 series event.

It is played on outdoor clay courts at the 5500 capacity Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, in the Palermo barrio.

The event includes both a men's singles and a men's doubles tournament.

Between 1970 and 1989, it was part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit and a Grand Prix Super Series event (1970–71).

The event was previously known as South American International Championships, South American Open, Copa AT&T and Copa Telmex.

Rafael Nadal was the winner of 2015 ATP Buenos Aires (Singles).

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Who: Dominic Thiem

What: Won ATP Argentina Open

When: 14 February 2016

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