World number three Dominic Thiem is now heading towards England for the ATP Finals 2020. The London Masters event begins on 15th November. However, manager Herwig Straka admits Dominic Thiem recovered entirely from his foot injury and ready for the O2 arena tournament.
Before leaving London, the manager gave an update over Thiem’s physical and mental health. Herwig Straka said, “He is fully fit again. Dominic has been training fully for several days and is in a great mood.”
Speaking about Thiem will meet top form players at the ATP Finals 2020, Herwig Straka explained, “He is in a good mood, has already beaten everyone there, and everything is possible.”
Additionally, the manager anticipates a few players in great shape. He also listed those players, Andrey Rublev, Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev and World No.01 Novak Djokovic. Straka continued “It’s different than usual when a part was already tired or injured. That certainly doesn’t make it easier.”
“Extremely Important For Self-Confidence And Standing On The Tour”: Straka
Manager Straka also reminisced the last year ATP Finals event. He believes London tournament was crucial to Thiem. He added, “It was – as many people there said – a kind of changing of the guard. Everyone was there, and Two next-generation players played the final against an unbelievable backdrop. It was an extremely important learning process for Dominic and also for Tsitsipas.”
Herwig Straka also explained, competing against the top eight players in the world would increase self-confidence and allow staying a long time on the tour.
Eventually, the manager revealed Thiem’s goal for this year, “If he wins more than one match in the preliminary round and makes it to the semifinals or finals, that would be brilliant.