Thiem said the victory was particularly pleasing as it came on a hard court
and that it would be his endeavour this year to do well on all surfaces.
But Nadal, who has never won this event played on an indoor hard court
, said: "It's true that never winning is always in my mind.
But for the moment it's very uncomfortable, and there is a question, I think, about it, because the season is still long and there is lots of big tournaments as well where I will feel more comfortable and confident on the hard court
16 million project combines the construction of new learning areas for 300 extra students as well as the extension of existing infrastructure and the building of brand new hard court
Bopanna feels playing on slow hard court
is like playing into the hands of Spain
World number one Novak Djokovic is looking forward to playing on his favoured hard court
surface at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, but the Serb urged caution as he returns to action for the first time since his shock Wimbledon exit.
The venue of the second edition, Aviation Club, is the backyard of the Swiss master as he has won seven Dubai Duty Free Open championship titles on the hard court
ANDY MURRAY is preparing to make the adjustment from hard court
to clay in time for Great Britain's Davis Cup final against Belgium.
2014 US Open - Perfect Barometer for Nadal The upcoming battle in Flushing Meadows is seen as a perfect barometer to gauge Nadal's ability to stay competitive in Grand Slam hard court
tournaments for more years.
1 said: "Nadal is definitely back and he's playing maybe the best tennis he ever played on hard court
The Sports Club in Allendale will use the money from Sport England's Inspired Facilities fund to build a hard court
on its field for a netball court and two tennis courts.
Jawd Chishtie, Chief Executive Officer Subh-e-Nau, said on Sunday that Ladies National Tennis Cup and National Hard Court
Tennis Championship were postponed due to non availability of suitable event site.