There’s another bad news for the US Open 2021: another star has been ruled out to play the tournament. After Swiss professional tennis player, Rodger Federer withdraws his name from the US Open 2021 due to his knee injury. Now, number 9th in the World Association of Tennis Professionals rankings, Dominic Thiem of Austria has decided that he too will not play this tournament (US Open 2021) because of his wrist injury.
He tweeted and gave this information to the fans that he is not going to play in the US Open and he also stated that he is likely to miss the rest of the 2021 season. So, Dominic fans will not be able to see him on the tennis court for this whole year from now on.
“I want to update you on my injury and let you know that unfortunately, I’ve had to withdraw from the US Open and will miss the rest of the 2021 season,” Dominion Thiem started via his Twitter account.
— Dominic Thiem (@domithiem) August 18, 2021
After following his medical advice, he has decided not to play the US Open 2021 and any other tournaments this year. He started it was tough for him to take this decision. Dominic Thiem was the last year’s US Open champion. It was his first Grand Slam title. It will be hard for the Austrian tennis player to not play in the US Open as he was the winner last year, but he had to withdraw his name because he doesn’t want to take any risk.
Later, in his tweet, he also thanked his fans for their support and he said he will come back stronger after this injury.
“I want to thank you all for the support that you have given me so far. It really means a lot to me and gives me a lot of strength and helps me stay positive in this difficult time,” he added.