Dominic Thiem wins the Austrian Pro Series tournament

Austrian Dominic Thiem, number three in the world, This Friday he won the final of the Austrian Pro Series, a clay court tournament that faced the 16 best rackets in the Alpine country. Thiem clearly beat David Pichle in 59 minutesr, number 343 in the world, 6-2 and 6-0, and thus fulfilled his role as a great favorite in the tournament that took place in the town of Maria Enzersdorf.

The final was played without spectators due to the rules in force in Austria to avoid contagions. The best Austrian racket She has been involved in controversy for her participation in the Adria Tour organized by Novak Djokovic, number one in the world, and that ended with at least 10 infected by COVID-19 by ignoring elementary prevention measures.

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In a message posted on his Instagram account, the Austrian tennis player said on Thursday he was “shocked” when he received the news of Djokovic's positives, by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (19) and Croatian Borna Coric (33). “We played without an audience for weeks, so we were more than happy with the fans in this competition. We trusted the Serbian government's anti-coronavirus rules but were overly optimistic“he acknowledged in the message.

“Our behavior was a mistake, we acted too euphoric. I am so sorry. I have been tested five times since then and the result has always been negative.“assured the number 3 in the world.