Rogers Cup: Murray withdraws as Nadal closes in on world number one ranking

Posted on Aug 7 2017 - 4:14pm by admin

Andy Murray has withdrawn from this week’s Rogers Cup in Canada, paving the way for Spain’s Rafael Nadal to turn out to be world primary.

The Briton has pulled out of the adventure, as a result of be held at the Uniprix Stadium in Montreal, on account of the ongoing hip difficulty which marred his latest Wimbledon campaign.

His withdrawal meant he could now lose his position at the top of the arena rankings to Nadal, who best needs to succeed in the semi-finals in Canada to take over on the summit of world tennis.

Double Wimbledon and Olympic champion, Sir Andy additionally is still a doubt for the united states Open, which starts on August 28 in NY city. “i’m sad to be missing the tournament in Montreal as a result of i have many great recollections from my time in Canada,” Murray stated in a observation released through Tennis Canada.

“i am doing the whole lot i will to come back as quick as that you can imagine.” different outstanding names have also withdrawn from Montreal including Croatia’s Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic, who remains to be suffering from an abductor injury.

Three-time grand slam champion Stan Wawrinka has additionally been dominated out for the rest of the 2017 season as a result of a knee harm, joining Serbia’s defending champion and 12-time grand slam winner Novak Djokovic on the sidelines.

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