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Two superstars have to do without their trainers
13.01.2021|10:10 p.m.|by Adrian Rehling
In the morning, Dominic Thiem posted a good-humored photo with Dennis Novak at the airport. Departure to Australia. The bad news reached the ÖTV star later.
Guilt: Corona! Thiem’s success coach Nicolas Massu was positively dispensed with the virus immediately before the flight to “Down Under”. And therefore logically not allowed to enter. Wolfgang Thiem, Dominic’s father and temporary coach, explained: “Nico will take another test in a few days. As soon as he is negative, he will follow. The first two weeks in Australia we will probably have to do without him. During this time I’ll train with Dominic and Dennis. ”
Also “Rafa” without a tight coach in Australia
Whether Massu will make it to the Australian Open on time is therefore totally in the stars. With Rafael Nadal, the number two in the world, it is already clear that the coach will not be in Melbourne.
Carlos Moya said on Twitter: “After talking to Rafa we decided that I would not travel to Australia with the team.”
(Bild (c) imago images / GEPA pictures)