Austria’s Dominic Thiem has elected to skip the Olympics. The World No. 5 wants to focus his preparations on his US Open title defence.
After losing his first three Grand Slam finals, Dominic Thiem landed his maiden major in dramatic circumstances at the US Open.
Dominic Thiem maintained his good form with a victory over UTS1 winner Matteo Berrettini to win the Bett1 Aces exhibition event in Berlin on Wednesday.
Dominic Thiem will not be the winner of the first Ultimate Tennis Showdown after the Austrian pulled out of the competition on Wednesday.
After a slow start, late arrival Dominic Thiem has adapted to UTS tennis quickly. The Austrian has now notched three impressive wins over fellow top ten players. Domi is virtually in a position to qualify for UTS Final Four.
World No 3 Dominic Thiem, who participated in the ill-fated Adria Tour, has tested negative for Covid-19 for a fifth time. As a result, he is set to play in an Austrian exhibition on Thursday and in the UTS this weekend, he said on his social networks on Thursday.
Austrian Dominic Thiem will stay at Ultimate Tennis Showdown after being given the all-clear by medical staff following three negative Covid-19 tests since his arrival at the Mouratoglou Academy in Nice. His representative Herwig Straka confirmed it on Monday evening.
Dominic Thiem emerged from lockdown exactly the player he was before: someone who needs to play everything he can, all the time. On Saturday, he will headline Ultimate Tennis Showdown at the Mouratoglou Academy, another stop in his already hectic schedule.
Top seed Dominic Thiem has crashed out of the German Open.
WTA 620th-ranked player Inès Ibbou published a moving open letter on YouTube to respond to Dominic Thiem’s recent statement, as the Austrian didn’t see why he should donate money for a relief fund for players outside of the Top 100. The Algerian player explains how her reality is so different from his.