Dominic Thiem

French Open up: Struggling Thiem suffers straight-sets defeat to Dellien on day one particular distinct

Thiem, who missed the next half of previous time owing to a wrist damage, arrived at Roland Garros on a 6-match getting rid of streak.

The Austrian was absolutely out of types after again on Court docket Simonne-Mathieu and Colombian Dellien capitalised, profitable 6-3 6-2 6-4 on Sunday.

A two-time runner-up at the clay-courtroom grand slam in Paris, Thiem has only gained just one set in 7 matches due to the fact earning his comeback – and that was at an ATP Challenger Tour event in Marbella in March.

The 2020 US Open winner racked up 42 unforced mistakes and did not have a solitary split place on a further complicated working day.

The 28-12 months-previous experienced a initially-provide results charge of only 59 for each cent as planet quantity 87 Dellien moved by means of to round two at Roland Garros for only the second time.

Thiem struck 29 winners to Dellien’s 15, but the previous world number a few was damaged four situations as he crashed out.

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