Tennis: US Open champion Wawrinka to skip rest of a deteriorate with injury

(Reuters) – U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka will not urge his pretension in New York after this month and will also skip a rest of a deteriorate due to a knee injury, a Swiss pronounced on Friday.

The 32-year-old battled with a damage via a grasscourt deteriorate and was knocked out in a initial turn during Queen’s and during Wimbledon.

“I am unhappy to announce that after articulate with my group and alloy we had to make a formidable preference to bear a medical involvement on my knee,” Wawrinka posted on Facebook.

“This was a usually resolution to make certain we will be means to contest during a tip turn for many some-more years.

“I also wish to take this event to appreciate my fans for promulgation copiousness of messages of support during a final integrate of days. we will see we all in 2018!”

The universe series 4 had already announced on Wednesday that he was withdrawing from a Rogers Cup, that starts Monday in Montreal and a Western Southern Open in Cincinnati due to injury.

Wawrinka joins universe series 5 Novak Djokovic on a sidelines, with a Serb also blank a rest of a deteriorate due to an bend injury.

World series one Andy Murray, who is struggling with a hip problem, is also a vital doubt forward of a final grand impact of a calendar year, that starts on Aug. 28 during Flushing Meadows. The Briton withdrew from a Rogers Cup on Thursday.

Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru and Steve Keating in Toronto; Editing by Toby Davis

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