Paris: Two-time French Open next in line Dominic Thiem, whose positioning has slipped to 194 after an extended fight with a wrist injury, crashed out in the principal round Sunday, losing 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to Hugo Dellien of Bolivia.
Thiem, the 2020 US Open hero, still can’t seem to dominate a game in five endeavors since his return in March. He has now lost 10 visit level matches in succession. His last triumph came in Rome a little more than a year prior.
The 28-year-old Austrian, a previous world number three, arrived at essentially the quarter-finals at Roland Garros five years running from 2016 to 2020. He wrapped sprinter up to Rafael Nadal in 2018 and 2019.
Dellien, positioned 87th, recorded just his third Grand Slam primary draw win. He made the second round of the French Open and US Open in 2019.