Former British No. 1 Greg Rusedski believes that Dominic Thiem might be fantastic as he says it takes a few yr for a participant to regulate after successful his maiden Grand Slam. Thiem, 27, captured his maiden Grand Slam title on the US Open final yr.
Since then, Thiem has been very inconsistent and on Sunday he exited the French Open within the first spherical. Thiem was up by two units earlier than Pablo Andujar created a shocking comeback to win 4-6 5-7 6-3 6-4 6-4. “With all the hassle wanted to win his 1st main @ThiemDomi has not managed to get his type again but.
For many gamers it takes a minimum of a yr to regulate after successful their first main. He might be again stronger as a participant. Effectively carried out too @AndujarPablo for an additional nice win,” Rusedski stated in a Twitter put up.
Thiem says his recreation wasn’t there
After Andujar pressured a decider, he began the third set with a break.
Nevertheless, Thiem saved his focus as he broke again Andujar within the second recreation. However Andujar claimed one other break within the fifth recreation after which held on to his serve the remainder of the match to seal the win. “I used to be not struggling in any respect with my motivation, however the recreation was simply not there right now,” Thiem stated.
“Like all of the pictures are lacking energy. They aren’t correct sufficient. I’m shifting not properly sufficient, so every part in my recreation there are some percents lacking…. It’s simply not ok in the meanwhile. And, yeah, it’s very powerful state of affairs.
“It’s wonderful to succeed in such a giant aim (of a Grand Slam title), however on the identical time one thing is totally different after. As I stated earlier than the match, it’s a giant studying course of. Regardless of the loss — which hurts a lot — I nonetheless hope I can bounce again stronger than earlier than. “However proper now I don’t know when the second is coming”.