Thiemo withdraws from Knoxville as well

Thiemo has also withdrawn from Knoxville this week. The 23-year old has not recovered quick enough from his back injury to perform well at the challenger event.


'Made a strange move during practice'

Thiemo decides in the coming days if he will appear at the challenger event of Knoxville next week. He is struggling with a back injury since last week and has not practiced a lot since then.


Minor injury keeps Thiemo out of Charlottesville

Thiemo will not play the Charlottesville challenger because of a minor back problem. The 23-year old Dutchman wants to avoid bigger injury concerns. He trained with coach Ivica Ancic at the tennis academy of Nick Bollettieri in Florida the past two weeks.


No predictions by 'discipline man' Ancic

The current trial period between Thiemo and coach Ivica ‘Ivo’ Ancic suits fine. They are on the verge of making their collaboration permanent. Thiemo and Ancic now working in Florida to the next tournaments. The 31-year old Croatian has found a challenge in the Dutchman.