The US Open Champion of 2020 was lost on Tuesday at the Challenger Tournament in Marbella in the first round with the Argentine Pedro Cachine with 3: 6, 4: 6. Thiem (28) had no tennis match since June 2021. Most recently, he had to move his return several times because he did not feel completely fit yet. Against cachin, number 228 in the world, Thiem had to be beaten after 81 minutes. ## After more than a year break: Wawrinka starts with defeat There was also a start-up defeat for the Swiss Stan Wawrinka. The three-time Grand Slam Tournament winner lost the Sweden Elias Ymer 2: 6, 4: 6. The 37-year-old Wawrinka had no match for some injuries even more than a year.