The Off-Court Humbling of Dominic Thiem

ATP’s World №3 gets lashed by unlikely opponent, WTA’s №602, Ines Ibbou

A product endorsement photo of Algerian singles player, Ines Ibbou.

At minute six in the nine-minute film “Dear Dominic” she posted on Instagram on 8 May, Ines Ibbou, the top female player in Algeria, walks behind the scenes at the Qatar Total Open — past posters of Ashleigh Barty, Karolina Pliskova, and Belinda Bencic — and sets her bag on an…