After a correct start of the year, though Thiemo missed a big opportunity to qualy for the Australian Open against Russell, he'll play on clay during February. Here are the tournaments for which he's on the alternatve list :
- week 6 : Sao Paulo (ATP 250)
- week 7 : Rio (ATP 500)
- week 8 : Buenos Aires (ATP 250)
Currently, he's 138 in the ranking with no points to defend until the end of March (Miami). I hope he can make some good runs and will be motivated!!
Thiemo got 32 points in Sao Paulo with a nice win over Monaco.
This week he already reached the main draw of Rio with two convincing wins in qualy, against Monteiro and Ungur.
He has a great opportunity to win a match against Clezar!
I hope a revenge against Ferrer in R2!!! GL Thiemo
Netherlands had a BYE in this round. They will play against Austria in July to reach the play-off of the world group!
Thiemo won his first round of the qualifications of Indian Wells against Gomez 7-5, 6-3. He'll play the young American Fritz (1997) who destroyed Sela 6-3, 6-0 to reach the MD. I hope I'll do it! I don't know what to expect, if Sela was awful or if this kid has the weapons to be a threat for Thiemo.