Friday, July 20, 2012

Monfils withdraws from Olympics

Monfils withdraws from Olympics

Gael Monfils pulled out from the 2012 London Olympic Games because of a right knee injury.

Monfils was replaced by Julien Benneteau for the July 28-Aug. 5 Olympic tennis competition at Wimbledon.

He will play singles alongside Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gilles Simon and Richard Gasquet.

Benneteau will also play with Gasquet in men's doubles, while Tsonga will team up with Michael Llodra.

Yesterday Rafa Nadal also withdrew from the tournament.