The 27-year-old tennis star stated he hasn’t recovered from the damage 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 checks, they stated that my wrist wants some extra time, so we have all agreed on being conservative and to provide my wrist a while to get better. I will put on the wrist splint for a pair extra weeks earlier than beginning with workouts after which coaching with the racquet once more,” he added.
Nonetheless, he has had little success since then, notably struggling an early exit within the first spherical of Roland Garros in Could earlier than sustaining the wrist damage in June.
“It has been a tricky resolution to make however I do know that is what I’ve to do. I’ve a protracted profession forward of me and it is essential to not take dangers and rush again – which I hope you perceive,” Thiem stated.
“I need to thanks all for the assist that you’ve given me to this point. It actually means quite a bit to me and offers me lots 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 by means of September 12 in New York.