Thiem retires injured from Wimbledon warmup event in Mallorca


FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - May 30, 2021 Austria's Dominic Thiem in action during his first round match against Spain's Pablo Andujar REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

(Reuters) - World number five Dominic Thiem was forced to retire from his opening match at the Mallorca Open on Tuesday, raising doubts about the Austrian's participation at Wimbledon next week.

Playing in his first grasscourt event since his opening round defeat at Wimbledon two years ago, Thiem made a fast start against France's Adrian Mannarino to take a 5-2 lead in the opening set.

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