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Tennis: Almagro pulls out of Australian Open with shoulder injury

January 9, 2014 9:23am

Tags: Tennis
Nicolas Almagro. Albert Gea / Reuters

MELBOURNE - Spaniard Nicolas Almagro, seeded 13th in the men's draw, has pulled out of the Australian Open due to a shoulder injury, organizers said on Thursday.


"Disappointed to confirm that Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the #ausopen due to an ongoing shoulder injury. We wish him a fast recovery!" a post on the tournament's Twitter feed said.

Spain's number three player behind world number one Rafa Nadal and third-ranked David Ferrer, 28-year-old Almagro reached the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park last year. - Reuters

Tags: Tennis



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