Monfils withdraws from Memphis with knee injury
Gael Monfils has withdrawn from the Regions Morgan Keegan
Championships because of a right knee inflammation.
The Frenchman was scheduled to play in the feature first-round
match on Tuesday. Tournament organizers announced Thursday that
Monfils’ match will be replaced by John Isner’s first-round
Monfils also withdrew from the SAP Open because of right knee
inflammation and said Wednesday that he plans to take a brief break
from tennis. He will have an MRI on both knees when he returns
Monfils says he hopes to return for the Sony Ericsson Open
beginning March 21 in Key Biscayne, Florida.
Croatian Marin Cilic also has withdrawn from the Memphis
tournament because of a knee injury.