Monfils withdraws from San Jose with knee injury
Top-seed Gael Monfils has withdrawn from the SAP Open because of
right knee inflammation, and will miss his next planned tournament
The Frenchman said Wednesday he plans to withdraw from next
week’s ATP Tour stop in Memphis and take a break from tennis. He
will have a scan on both knees when he returns home.
Monfils had been scheduled to play qualifier Dimitar Kutrovsky
in the second round Thursday.
Monfils teamed with Steve Johnson in an exhibition doubles match
against John McEnroe and Jack Sock on Monday. He also helped France
defeat Canada in the first round of the Davis Cup on Sunday.
Monfils says he hopes to return for the Sony Ericsson Open
beginning March 21 in Key Biscayne, Florida.