Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from US Open due to a knee injury

Updated: 15 August 2013 17:25 IST

The eighth-ranked Tsonga hasn't played since June 26 when he was forced to drop out of his second-round match at Wimbledon. He says his left knee needs more time to recover and he hopes to be ready for the Moselle Open next month.

Paris:

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France has pulled out of the U.S. Open with a knee injury.

The eighth-ranked Tsonga hasn't played since June 26 when he was forced to drop out of his second-round match at Wimbledon. He says his left knee needs more time to recover and he hopes to be ready for the Moselle Open next month.

The 28-year-old Tsonga already missed the Rogers Cup in Montreal earlier this month due to the injury.

The U.S. Open, the year's final Grand Slam tournament, starts on August 26.

Topics : Tennis Tiger Woods Sania Mirza Maria Sharapova Rafael Nadal Leander Paes US Open 2013 Wimbledon 2011
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