Dominic Thiem rejects Novak Djokovic and PTPA: ‘I see no purpose to hitch’
Dominic Thiem says he sees ‘no purpose’ to hitch as much as the Novak Djokovic-led PTPA because the ATP are doing a ‘nice job.’
Tennis has grow to be fairly politically divided since August when the brand new organisation was launched, and it escalated additional this week when the ATP banned any PTPA member from sitting on their Gamers Council.
Thiem, although, says he has no intention of breaking ranks proper now.
“I like what the ATP is doing. Usually, they’re doing an amazing job,” Thiem mentioned on the ATP Finals on Thursday
“I don’t see a purpose to hitch one other affiliation. However everyone can in fact do what he desires.
“I don’t really feel prepared now. However possibly in two or three years.“
Thiem was additionally requested about his ideas on what’s beginning to seem like a sophisticated and light-weight build-up for the Australian Open, however he says it holds no fears for him.
“If the Australian Open is the primary event, then it’s going to be comparable just like the US Open.
“There was Cincinnati, however, nicely, for me personally, it was not an amazing warmup event as I misplaced the primary spherical straightforward there.
“On the whole, I hope that the Australian Open (is) taking place, and if it’s taking place with none event earlier than, nicely, we have now to dwell with that and attempt to go there early, put together in addition to potential for the foremost.”