the austrian Dominic Thiemnumber 54 in the world ranking, could not celebrate today with a victory his return to the court after ten months injured, losing in the belgrade tournament against the Australian John Millman (80), which was imposed by 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4after two and a half hours of play.
The first part of the first set was very close, with a slight but constant advantage for Millman, who pitted his firmness against Thiem’s will to win on his return to the court after a ten-month absence due to injury. The second set was initially dominated by Thiem, against a Millman who did not give up his resistance. The deciding set was an uncertain fight for every point in which Millman ultimately prevailed.
In the ATP 250 tournament held in Belgrade until the 24th, the number one in the world participates, Novak Djokovic, Andrey Rublev (8), Karen Khachanov (26) and aslan karatsev (30), among other players.
Djokovic will play their first game in the competition on Wednesday against Laslo Djerewho today beat Hamad Medjedovic 2-0 (6-4, 7-5).