Austrian Dominic Thiem mentioned he has recovered from a foot damage he suffered throughout a match in Vienna and can journey to London this week to participate within the season-ending ATP Finals.
U.S. Open champion Thiem struggled with blisters in the course of the Vienna Open final month and his title defence at his residence match ended when he misplaced within the quarter-finals.
The world quantity three subsequently pulled out of the Paris Masters to offer himself time to get better for the ATP Finals, which is performed between the highest eight males’s single gamers and doubles groups and will probably be held in London from Nov. 15-22.
“Nothing is quiet in fall – the final weeks have been busy,” the 27-year-old mentioned in a publish on his web site.
“After dropping within the quarter-final at my residence match in Vienna I recovered from my foot damage. It took me two, three days to get better, then I began my preparation for the ultimate in London on the O2-Enviornment.”
Thiem went down narrowly to Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas within the ultimate of final yr’s match after defeating Alexander Zverev within the semi-finals and Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic within the group levels.
“On Wednesday I’m leaving for London with a ‘mini-team’. The ultimate aim of 2020, the recollections of final yr are good!” he mentioned.
Final week, Thiem’s residence nation reported file variety of infections from the novel coronavirus. The capital Vienna witnessed a lone gunman kill 4 folks in a rampage on Monday.
Thiem referred to as the assault “very, very unhappy” and mentioned his coach was near the scene.
“It was per week with 1000’s of ideas in my thoughts. My coach Nicolas Massu actually skilled the atrocious terror assault in Vienna, was shut having dinner at a restaurant and was locked up till 2:30 at evening,” Thiem mentioned.