“Just Taking a Toilet Break!”: Dominic Thiem Takes a Dig at Stefanos Tsitsipas Following US Open 2021 Fiasco

Published 09/09/2021, 10:00 PM EDT
Dominic Thiem and Stefanos Tsitsipas


The tennis courts have certainly been missing Dominic Thiem’s presence, although he has been quite updated with what’s going on in the US Open currently. Controversy brewed during the match between Andy Murray and Stefanos Tsitsipas and it has been receiving various opinions from the fans. The players have also not stayed quiet and have been vocal about the “toilet break” incident. Thiem recently shared a picture on Instagram, taking a dig at Tsitsipas on this fiasco.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 17: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece and Dominic Thiem of Austria pose for a photo at the net prior to their singles final match during Day Eight of the Nitto ATP Finals at The O2 Arena on November 17, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Dominic Thiem keeps himself updated with the latest drama

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Surely, it seems like Dominic is planning to enter the modeling world. He recently uploaded a picture on Instagram where he was looking absolutely smoldering. The Tennis star could be seen rising out of the bushes, shirtless.

The fans have certainly been pleased with the post. However, we are not sure whether Stefanos feels the same. Thiem added the caption,Just taking a toilet break!” with a wink emoji to taunt Stefanos.

Tsitsipas strategized the toilet break?

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The battle between Murray and Tsitsipas had seen some of the best rallies since the start of the US Open. The third-seeded Tsitsipas took a bathroom break in the final set of the match. Some say he did that to break Andy’s momentum, and the others feel he was within the rules and did nothing wrong. 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 03: Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece reacts after a lost point against Carlos Alcaraz of Spain during his Men’s Singles third round match on Day Five of the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 03, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tsitsipas is currently holding his best-ever ranking in the world at 3. He was one of the favorites to give a tough competition to Novak in order to win the Slam. However, Carlos Alcaraz Garcia came from nowhere and took down the mighty Greek in the third round of the tournament.

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The intense 5 setter match saw the rise of another Spanish star. Carlos reached the Quarterfinal where he gave a walkover to Aliassime in the second set.

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Yashvardhan Sarda

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Yashvardhan Sarda is a tennis writer at Essentially sports. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in management studies at St. Xavier’s college, Mumbai.

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