Milos Raonic, Belinda Bencic pull out of French Open


Canada’s Milos Raonic and Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic have pulled out of the French Open, organizers stated on Thursday as they made the draw for the general Grand Slam of the 12 months. Raonic, ranked 20th on this planet, performed the Italian Open remaining week and was once eradicated in the second one spherical.

Meanwhile, girls’s global No. 10 Bencic was once knocked out in instantly units in her first fit in Rome after you have a bye into the second one spherical.

Bencic’s withdrawal way simplest six of the top-10 ranked girls’s gamers will compete at Roland Garros, with protecting champion Ash Barty, US Open champion Naomi Osaka and Bianca Andreescu skipping the event.

Spain’s Fernando Verdasco was once additionally a overdue withdrawal. The French Open, typically held in May-June however postponed this 12 months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, starts on Sunday.



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