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Dominic Thiem opens up after devastating French Open loss

Former world No. 3 Dominic Thiem admitted he didn't play well versus Hugo Dellien in the French Open first round and admitted that it hurts him to be far away from his best level. Thiem, who made his long-awaited comeback from a wrist injury in late March, stood no chance versus Dellien in his French Open first round match as the Bolivian saw off the Austrian 6-3 6-2 6-4.
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Dominic Thiem admits he is ‘pretty far away from a win’ after French Open exit

Dominic Thiem looked a shadow of the player who once appeared destined to eventually rule at Roland Garros as he bowed out in straight sets in the first round of the French Open.The former world number three, a finalist here in 2018 and 2019 when he was the latest heir apparent to serial winner Rafael Nadal, has yet to win a match since returning from the wrist injury which ended his season last year.Thiem, easily beaten 6-3 6-2 6-4 by the unheralded Hugo Dellien of Bolivia, admits he may now consider dropping down to the second-tier Challenger Tour in a...

Carlos Alcaraz sails through but Dominic Thiem dumped out on French Open day one

Top-six stars Alexander Zverev and Carlos Alcaraz opened their French Open campaigns with victories but former finalist Dominic Thiem bowed out in round one, while there were two big shocks in the women’s draw.Here, the PA news agency looks back at day one as the first full week gets under way.Picture of the dayMatch of the dayNinth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime, of Canada, found himself two sets down to Peruvian qualifier Juan Pablo Varillas but hit back to win 2-6 2-6 6-1 6-3 6-3.Quote of the dayDon't tell me the draw, because I don't know the draw. Really, really, I don't...

French Open: Dominic Thiem loses at Roland Garros in first round

Coverage: Live text and radio commentaries of selected matches across BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Former French Open runner-up Dominic Thiem says "nerves are toxic" to his forehand after his losing run continued in the Roland Garros first round. Thiem has lost his...

Watch: Dominic Thiem wins two points in one game with between-the-legs shots

Dominic Thiem was eliminated in the first round of the Geneva Open on Monday, but he left his loss to Marco Cecchinato with a highlight for the ages. Thiem, 28, managed to pull off an impressive between-the-legs shot to take a 0-15 lead during a game in the second set. After Cecchinato tied the game 15-15, Thiem made it 15-30 with another tweeters.

Dominic Thiem winless run extends in early Geneva Open exit

GENEVA (AP) — Two-time French Open runner-up Dominic Thiem is still without a win in an injury-affected season after another first-round exit. Thiem was beaten by No. 134 Marco Cecchinato 6-3, 6-4 at the Geneva Open. The loss dropped Thiem’s record to 0-5 in 2022 with all on clay courts. The former world number three is ranked 194. Thiem returned in April from a 10-month absence because of a right wrist injury that prevented him from defending his 2020 U.S. Open title. Earlier, Richard Gasquet beat John Millman 6-3, 6-1 to earn a second-round match against top-seeded Daniil Medvedev.

Dominic Thiem to return to Kitzbuhel this year

Austrian tennis star Dominic Thiem plans to return to Kitzbuhel this year, per Nikolaus Fink. Thiem, a former world No. 3, will be making his ninth appearance on the clay courts of Kitzbuhel this year. Thiem, 28, debuted in Kitzbuhel as a teenager after he was granted a wildcard into...