Austria’s Dominic Thiem will not protect his US Open title. After having to drag out of the major hardcourt. Also, because of a wrist injury, the world number six said on Wednesday. Thiem suffered the injury in June. At the Mallorca Open and was too constrained to skip Wimbledon.
Defending winner Austria’s Dominic Thiem has pulled out of the US Open. Also, he will miss the rest of the year since of a right wrist injury. Thiem suffered the injury in June at the Mallorca Open. He was also forced to skip the grasscourt major at Wimbledon. The torment returned of the final week after he hit a ball amid the preparation.
The World No 6-ranked Thiem made the announcement in a social media post. And a statement from his administration company portrayed. That the injury is a detachment of the posterior sheath of the ulnar side of the right wrist.
“The past six months, I’ve been following the medical advice, wearing the wrist splint, doing exercise to stay in shape… but then last week I hit a ball during training and started to feel some pain again,” Dominic Thiem said.
Dominic Thiem posted on Twitter
“After some tests, they (the doctors) said my wrist needs more time, so we’ve all agreed on being conservative and to give my wrist some time to recover. It has been a tough decision but I know this is what I have to do.” Statement from his Twitter post.
Usually, the second straight year that the defending champion. At Flushing Meadows has pulled back from the occasion. After Rafa Nadal skipped the 2020 edition due to concerns over the coronavirus.
He defeated Alexander Zverev by getting to be the first player. To come from two sets down within the US Open last since Pancho Gonzales in 1949. Dominic Thiem won his first major title final year at Flushing Knolls.