“I’m not good enough at the moment” These were words Dominic Thiem made use of to define his play in a 4 -6, 5 -7, 6 -3, 6 -4, 6 -4 loss to Pablo Andujar on Sunday at Roland Garros. In a suit that took almost 4 and also a fifty percent hrs to finish, the Spaniard returned to take out the globe no. 4
Thiem, that has actually played well in Paris in the past and also won his first conquest in New york city last loss, might not hold a 2 -0 established lead. He, certainly, did not play well adequate to shut it out in the last 3 collections.
Thiem indicated some crucial elements that were off as he recalled at the suit. “I was not struggling at all with my motivation, but [my] game was just not there today,” he claimed. “All the shots were missing power. They were not accurate enough. I’m not moving well enough.”
In justness, he was encountering the guy that simply beat Roger Federer in Geneva previously this month and also has actually been playing strong tennis.
Andujar confiscated the energy of the suit in the 3rd collection and also never ever recalled as he obtained control, required Thiem right into mistakes, and also made him look insecure.
In spite of winning the United States Open Up in 2020, the Austrian has actually not located his groove this year as he holds simply a 9 -8 total document. The two-time Roland Garros finalist will certainly want to rebound. “Losing after being up two sets to [love] is very strange to me and I have to analyze it and think about what’s wrong. And then of course try to hit back as soon as possible. It does feel very tough, as since 2016 I was used to playing very deep in this tournament.”
At The Same Time, the 35– year-old Andujar will certainly encounter the victor of the Delbonis-Albot suit in the 2nd round.