Manager Gives Injury Update on Dominic Thiem Ahead of ATP Finals 2020

Published 11/06/2020, 6:54 AM EST
Tennis – ATP 500 – Erste Bank Open – Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria – October 27, 2020 Austria’s Dominic Thiem in action during his first round match against Ukraine’s Vitaliy Sachko REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

At the Vienna Open, we did not see Dominic Thiem play his best tennis and a major reason for that was – a blister on his foot. This was very painful for him and hence, he pulled out of the Paris Masters this week. Now, many of his fans are wondering – will he play the ATP Finals? The Austrian’s manager has just given an answer to this.

“With a week of tennis training Dominic should be back on track…Don’t worry, Dominic tapes his toes several times before each match. He also has shoes with special insoles that are precisely tailored to the millimeter. Nevertheless, he always gets them when he changes to a different surface Problems.” he said.

Tennis – ATP 500 – Erste Bank Open – Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria – October 30, 2020 Austria’s Dominic Thiem during his quarter final match against Russia’s Andrey Rublev REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Dominic Thiem Looking For Perfect End To 2020

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The 2020 tennis season has been an incredible one for Dominic Thiem. At the start of the year, he reached the final of the Australian Open for the very first time. It was an amazing run for him and it helped him reach a career-high ranking of World No. 3.

Moving on, the Austrian’s biggest success came when the Tour resumed in August. At the US Open, He won his first-ever Grand Slam title after failing to do so on three previous occasions. He was definitely delighted about this and now, he will want to build on this success at the ATP Finals.

The tournament in London is the last event of 2020 and Thiem will be looking to win it to end the year on a high note. He did very well last year as he reached the final. However, he will want to go all the way this year and let’s hope that he can.

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Rishi Karthikeyan

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