Pouille not shocked by the fact that Thiem is not invited

Pouille not shocked by the fact that Thiem is not invited

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Lucas Pouille considers the choice of invitations for Roland-Garros logical. Pedro Porru / SPP / SPP / Panoramic

The Frenchman understands the disappointment of the Austrian, not invited to the tournament, but believes that other players deserve just as much as him to benefit from a wild card.

The invitations to the Roland-Garros tournament were awarded this Tuesday and, little surprise, Dominic Thiem is not among the beneficiaries while the Austrian, who will end his career this year, was twice a finalist at the gate. Auteuil. This choice, which leaves the 30-year-old player behind, down to 117th place in the world, was widely commented on on social networks.

Some bitterly regretted this decision on the part of the tournament management. One of the Internet users even asked Lucas Pouille for his opinion, who understands the disappointment of the winner of the US Open 2020 but who also believes that other players deserve it just as much. “Certainly he deserves it, he has an extraordinary career. But young people who are between 110th and 130th also deserve it. I find it normal to favor them”explained Pouille.

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