Dominic Thiem does not start with the Australian Open
He decided to start his season in Argentina at the profit tour at the end of January, the 28-year-old announced on Tuesday on Twitter. We believe that it is the right decision to have a good return to the competition. This will lack one of the main competitors of Olympic champion Alexander Zeal at the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The Australian Open in Melbourne start on January 17th.
Them had suffered a wrist infringement on Mallorca on June 22nd at the Rageurnier and last participation in a show tournament in Abu Dhabi already canceled. The US Open winner of 2020 had experienced a setback in Dubai training. Now I'm fine again, my wrist is in optimal constitution and I train normally with very good intensity, wrote Them.
World class Down Under thinned out
In addition to the decision of Them and the already longer recital of Superstar Roger Federer, further failures of world-class players for the Australian Open threaten. The Russian Andrew Ruble had most notified that he had been positively tested for the coronavirus. About infections also had the long-standing world ranking first Rafael Naval from Spain, the Canadian Denis Shapovalov, the British US Open winner Emma Radical, Olympic Champion Belinda Bench from Switzerland as well as the Tunisian ONS Jaipur.
For the ladies, the American Serena Williams, Karolina Pliskova from the Czech Republic and Bianca Andrews from Canada have each participated in their participation.