Thiem highlights preparation and adaptation to overcome debut

Thiem highlights preparation and adaptation to overcome debut
Thiem highlights preparation and adaptation to overcome debut
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Estoril (Portugal) – Austrian Dominic Thiem achieved his first victory of the year in ATP tournaments last Monday, when he overcame his debut at the ATP 250 in Estoril by beating German Maximilian Marterer 6/1, 6/7 (3-7) and 6 -4. After the end of the match, the former world number 3 celebrated the positive result.

“It was good. Also, in the last two years that I have played here, I like the conditions. I came here early to prepare for the tournament and it was worth it. It was a great game, an excellent first set”, analyzed Thiem, who after starting in front, lost the second part in the tiebreak, but recovered and advanced to the next phase.

“In the second set, Max started to play much better and it was a very open match, a great battle. I’m very happy that in the end everything went my way”, added the Austrian, who in the second round will have a duel between former top 10 players and French veteran Richard Gasquet, who entered the bracket as a lucky loser.

Before the tournament, Thiem had announced on social media that he would train with reduced intensity after suffering a minor recurrence of his old wrist injury that left him out of the circuit for nine months between 2021 and 2022. He did not appear to feel any discomfort during his debut. on Portuguese clay.


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