World number six Raonic withdraws from French Open

Canada's Milos Raonic reacts after losing a point to Britain's Andy Murray during their quarterfinal match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, May 8, 2015. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Canada’s Milos Raonic reacts after losing a point to Britain’s Andy Murray throughout their quarterfinal healthy on the Madrid Open tennis match in Madrid, Spain, Could 8, 2015.

Reuters/Sergio Perez


World number six Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the French Open having failed to get better from a foot damage, the 24-year-previous introduced on Thursday.

The Canadian ignored the Italian Open remaining week and had hoped to get better in time for the season’s second grand slam on the clay courts of Roland Garros but Sunday’s first day has come too quickly.

“I Tried my highest to be again and healthy in time after surgical treatment,” Raonic stated on his respectable Twitter account.

“I’ll continue my rehab and proceed with preparations for a 100% robust Wimbledon and Queens run.”

The Enormous-serving Raonic has established himself as one of the brightest prospects on the ATP World Tour attaining the Wimbledon semi-last remaining yr, and the quarter-last at this 12 months’s Australian Open and the French Open in 2014.

Raonic in brief reached a occupation-excessive fourth in the world rankings previous this month sooner than struggling the injury.

9-time winner Rafa Nadal is the defending champion and will likely be among the many prime names when the draw is made on Friday.

(Reporting Through Tom Hayward; editing With The Aid Of Justin Palmer)

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