It could be tricky for a sports player to stay motivated until the conclusion of a Game without fans applause. While Dominic Thiem hunted his first Grand Slam title behind closed doors, he admired his fans for their supports and sacrifices during this year’s US Open event.
Tennis is a global sport. It has been playing in different time zones across the world. That is why watching a live match may complicate when it telecasts midnights. However, If some of them are too obsessed about a player, they never miss a single game.
Speaking about fans in the recent conversation, Thiem said, “First of all, I would like to send a huge thank you to all tennis enthusiasts who cheered me on, especially the fans who stayed awake deep into the night and probably sacrificed one or two workdays.”
“The fans at home are always essential to me. They may have been even more valuable than usual at this year’s US Open because, knowing that there are so many people watching on TV at home, definitely helped me secure the title at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.” He added.
“I am Fully Focused on My Clay Game and the French Open”- Thiem
After the US Open, Dominic Thiem will now play in the Roland Garros, where he qualifies for finals in 2018 and 2019.
Austrian continued, “The answer is quite simple… the French Open starting this weekend. It may even be to my advantage that the next Grand Slam takes place so soon after the US Open. Now that I have won a Grand Slam final, I can finally tick off one of the biggest aspirations of my career.”
Additionally, he went on to say, “Starting immediately, I am fully focused on my clay game and the French Open. My goal is to start into the first round of the tournament 100% fresh.”
Even though Thiem has started practice ahead of the French Open 2020 in Paris, The main draw will begin on Sunday(27th September).