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Dominic Thiem takes time out from his Tokyo preparations to visit a sushi restaurant on Monday

Thiem Becomes Sushi Chef In Tokyo

Austrian star makes traditional cuisine

Dominic Thiem took time out from his preparations for the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships to visit a Tokyo sushi restaurant and the Odaiba-Ferris wheel on Monday.

The Austrian, who is making his first appearance in Tokyo since 2014, served and ate sushi dressed in traditional sushi chef uniform and then enjoyed the cityscape from the ferris wheel.

Thiem, 24, is currently No. 4 in the Emirates ATP Race To London for one of the six remaining berths at the Nitto ATP Finals, to be held at The O2 in London from 12-19 November. He takes on American Steve Johnson in the Tokyo first round on Tuesday.

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