Sports : Tennis
Venue : Australia
Date : January 1 to 9, 2022
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Dominic Thiem has removed from the following month’s ATP Cup and Sydney Tennis Classic, an ATP 250 occasion, due to a non-Covid-19-related sickness, the Austrian reported Sunday.
World No.15 Dominic Thiem has declared that he won’t play in the 2022 ATP Cup just as the Sydney Tennis Classic. Thiem was at first set to be associated with the two occasions as groundwork for the Australian Open.
The Austrian took to online media on Sunday to share the choice, only days later he pulled out of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship. This time, nonetheless, Thiem announced that it was not his wrist injury that was misbehaving again but instead a typical cold that has made things more confounded.
The 28-year-old, who was because of lead Team Austria at the third version of the ATP Cup, has not contended on Tour since June when he experienced a right wrist injury at the Mallorca Championships. Austria stays in the ATP Cup regardless of Thiem’s physical issue.
“In the wake of addressing my group, we have chosen to get back to Austria, rather than flying straightforwardly to Australia,” Thiem composed on Twitter. “Sadly, I got a bug (and tried negative for Covid-19) while in Dubai and couldn’t rehearse a week ago. I will consequently not be in the state of being needed to have the option to play the live ATP Cup and Sydney ATP 250.
“Later not going after the beyond a half year, I can’t face the challenge of returning too early and getting a further physical issue… My point is still to play the Australian Open yet we will settle on an official conclusion about my cooperation before the finish of December.”
Thiem went 9-9 on the season in 2021, with his best outcome a rush to the semi-finals at the Mutua Madrid Open.