May 15, 2021

Recovered Thiem begins preparations for ATP Finals – tennis

Austrian Dominic Thiem stated he has recovered from a foot damage he suffered throughout a match in Vienna and can journey to London this week to participate within the season-ending ATP Finals.

U.S. Open champion Thiem struggled with blisters through the Vienna Open final month and his title defence at his residence match ended when he misplaced within the quarter-finals.

The world quantity three subsequently pulled out of the Paris Masters to provide himself time to get well for the ATP Finals, which is performed between the highest eight males’s single gamers and doubles groups and can be held in London from Nov. 15-22.

“Nothing is quiet in fall – the final weeks have been busy,” the 27-year-old stated in a put up on his web site.

“After dropping within the quarter-final at my residence match in Vienna I recovered from my foot damage. It took me two, three days to get well, then I began my preparation for the ultimate in London on the O2-Area.”

Thiem went down narrowly to Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas within the ultimate of final 12 months’s match after defeating Alexander Zverev within the semi-finals and Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic within the group levels.

“On Wednesday I’m leaving for London with a ‘mini-team’. The ultimate objective of 2020, the reminiscences of final 12 months are good!” he stated.

Final week, Thiem’s residence nation reported document variety of infections from the novel coronavirus. The capital Vienna witnessed a lone gunman kill 4 individuals in a rampage on Monday.

Thiem known as the assault “very, very unhappy” and stated his coach was near the scene.

“It was per week with hundreds of ideas in my thoughts. My coach Nicolas Massu actually skilled the atrocious terror assault in Vienna, was shut having dinner at a restaurant and was locked up till 2:30 at night time,” Thiem stated.