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MASON – The bottom half of the men’s singles bracket at the Western & Southern Open suffered another big loss Tuesday with the withdrawal of Dominic Thiem, the No. 4 overall seed.
Dominic Thiem of Austria serves to Marin Cilic of Croatia during the Rogers Cup men’s tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP) (Photo: The Associated Press)
Citing illness, Thiem, of Austria, announced he will not be playing in singles or doubles. Federico Delbonis will take his place in the singles bracket.
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Without Nadal and Thiem, the only seeded players left in the bottom half of the bracket are…