Federer pulls out of Madrid Open

Former world number one tennis player joins Novak Djokovic on the sidelines according to the event organisers.

    Federer is currently ranked fourth in the world [AFP]
    Federer is currently ranked fourth in the world [AFP]

    Former world number one Roger Federer has pulled out of the Madrid Open, according to the organisers.

    Federer's withdrawal comes two days after Novak Djokovic opted to skip the tournament after being unable to shake off an arm injury.

    Federer will be replaced in the main draw by Lukas Kubot, added the organisers.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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