The 27-year-old tennis star stated he hasn’t recovered from the injury 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 assessments, they stated that my wrist wants some extra time, so we have all agreed on being conservative and to give my wrist a while to get well. I’ll put on the wrist splint for a pair extra weeks earlier than beginning with workouts and then coaching with the racquet once more,” he added.
However, he has had little success since then, notably struggling an early exit within the first spherical of Roland Garros in May earlier than sustaining the wrist injury in June.
“It has been a tricky choice to make however I do know that is what I’ve to do. I’ve an extended profession forward of me and it is necessary not to take dangers and rush again – which I hope you perceive,” Thiem stated.
“I need to thanks all for the help that you’ve given me up to now. It actually means lots to me and provides me lots of energy and helps me keep optimistic on this troublesome time,” he added.
The 2021 US Open is scheduled to start on August 30, and runs by September 12 in New York.