The 27-year-old tennis star mentioned he hasn’t recovered from the harm he sustained on the Mallorca Open in June, which was the final match he performed earlier than withdrawing from Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics earlier this summer season.
“After some assessments, they mentioned that my wrist wants some extra time, so we have all agreed on being conservative and to provide my wrist a while to recuperate. I am going to put on the wrist splint for a pair extra weeks earlier than beginning with workout routines after which coaching with the racquet once more,” he added.
Nevertheless, he has had little success since then, notably struggling an early exit within the first spherical of Roland Garros in Might earlier than sustaining the wrist harm in June.
“It has been a troublesome determination to make however I do know that is what I’ve to do. I’ve an extended profession forward of me and it is vital to not take dangers and rush again – which I hope you perceive,” Thiem mentioned.
“I wish to thanks all for the help that you’ve got given me to this point. It actually means quite a bit to me and provides me a number of energy and helps me keep constructive on this tough time,” he added.
The 2021 US Open is scheduled to start on August 30, and runs via September 12 in New York.