Dominic Thiem arrived with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in Australia, de face of what will be his participation in the ATP Cup and the Australian Open, although he must first perform the corresponding quarantine.
On his website, the Austrian recounted a moment that was marked in his Melbourne career: “In 2014 I played my first Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne, after going through the qualifying rounds, even though I lost to Kevin Anderson in round 2. During the holidays, I grabbed an old t-shirt from the closet to take a colorful photo with different t-shirts. It reminded me of some great moments in my career, and the Australian Open played a big part in it. After beating Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev, I made it to my third Major final. Although I lost to Novak Djokovic in the final, it was an epic fight, “he began.
Then, Thiem showed his expectations for this year and his great desire for 2021 on the circuit: “First I will work in a training camp in Adelaide with Novak and Rafa to fine tune my tennis, at the ATP Cup I want to increase my self-confidence. For the start of the season I must be 100%. Last year I clearly showed that I like the conditions in Melbourne. My wish for 2021 is to win a second Major title, of course “, sentenced.
In this way, Dominic prepares for a new season on the ATP circuit, seeking to achieve his second Grand Slam title. It should be remembered that in the last edition of the US Open, the Austrian lifted the title in New York.