Dominic Thiem stated he was aggravated by the method of officers after he requested a Pink Bull throughout his second-round win on the U.S. Open.
Thiem, the second seed, requested for the vitality drink throughout his 6-Three, 6-Three, 6-2 win over Sumit Nagal in New York on Thursday.
The Austrian’s request for a Pink Bull was initially denied, reportedly as a result of organizers didn’t need the corporate’s label seen. Thiem stated he was aggravated by the officers’ request they be allowed to take the can and pour it right into a plain cup when he was not current.
“It is not allowed, the Pink Bull can, on courtroom, which is totally superb. I do know that,” he instructed a information convention afterward. “Typically it helps me quite a bit on courtroom, so I wish to have it. I may also drink it in a plain cup.”
Thiem, who celebrated his 27th birthday Thursday, added: “They needed to exit with the open can and fill it in a plain cup with out me observing it. That is what p—d me off a bit of bit as a result of the anti-doping guidelines are so strict. I do not wish to lose the can out of my sight.
“Generally, they’re so strict guidelines nowadays, they usually suggest me to fill the can in a plain cup with out me observing it. That p—d me off a bit of bit.
“However, properly, it was just a bit factor. Nothing occurred on the finish.”
Thiem, a three-time runner-up in Grand Slam occasions, will face 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic within the third spherical.