The Ö3-Alarm-Tennis-Challenge: in the team against Dominic Thiem & Robert Kratky

Six Ö3-Hörer / innen (three double pairs) have the chance to participate in the ATP 500 tournament on 24.10. in the Wiener Stadthalle against the double of the year – Dominic Thiem & Robert Kratky – in competition.

Vienna (OTS) In front of thousands of people on a centercourt facing one of the best tennis players in the world? The Ö3 alarm clock makes it possible! With the Ö3-Alarm-Tennis-Challenge at the ATP 500 tournament in the sold-out Wiener Stadthalle. On Thursday, October 24, six Ö3 listeners will have the unique opportunity to play against Dominic Thiem. It goes into tie-break mode (which has the first three points) around each point. It's not an easy task as Thiem is currently ranked 5th in the world. To make things easier, the challenge is played in duplicate. Dominic Thiem gets Robert Kratky to the side and is considered a big tennis stranger: "I've never been to a tennis court in my life, I've never held a tennis racket in my hand have never played tennis before, "said the host. "Robert, I hope you take the preparation of the Ö3 Tennis Challenge just as seriously as I. Because I am in Shanghai and I am preparing for the summit, I can then perfectly follow you in the field," he said. declared Dominic Thiem at alarm clock Ö3.

Ready for the double of your life?

In 2014, the Ö3 team of Dominic Thiem had already beaten once! In 2015 (against John Isner) and in 2016 (against Andy Murray), the team lost the challenge and in 2017, Dominic Thiem put us in the barriers. It is time for a revenge. Today, passionate and well-rounded tennis players are looking for players who dare to beat Dominic Thiem and Robert Kratky in doubles. Registrations are still possible until Friday 18 October (12:00) on the Ö3 home page. The Ö3 team is also ready to take up this challenge in the best possible way. This year, former world tennis number 1, Thomas Muster, with Tom Walek, "non-player captain".

Surveys and contact:

Hitradio Ö3 public relations
Verena Enzi Jury
+43 (1) 360 69 – 19122
verena.jury@orf.at