Let's start at the very beginning... to two weeks ago. Dominic Thiem launched his own YouTube channel and the viewers have come running. He began his venture into the video world with a lengthy explanation of who he is, though anyone who follows tennis will be well acquainted the world No. 8. 

The 25-year-old's goal is to share a ton of his life on tour with his viewers. So far, so good, as he's posted a few episodes already from his offseason in Tenerife (the largest of Spain's Canary Islands).

He's going beyond practice as he's also giving insight into the more detailed parts of his life like figuring out his racquet and getting insoles for his shoes. 

Starting on Dec. 27, Thiem is going to start his season at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi alongside Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Kevin Anderson, Hyeon Chung and Karen Khachanov. 


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