French Open: Injured defending champion Novak Djokovic withdraws ahead of quarter-final


King Djokovic down.

The man with 25 Grand Slam titles injured his meniscus in his final match. He was due to face Casper Ruud in the quarter-finals of the French Open on Wednesday. Defending champion Novak Djokovic withdrew on Tuesday, the tennis tournament organizers announced. Italy’s Jannik Sinner is assured of becoming world No.1 following the Serb’s withdrawal.

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Injury Forces Djokovic to Withdraw

After defeating Francisco Cerundolo on Monday, Djokovic was seen limping at times. Despite taking a high dose of anti-inflammatory medication, the injury seems to have proven too much for the top-ranked player. His absence will undoubtedly impact the course of the tournament.

French duo’s fairy tale run continues at Roland-Garros

The Quarter-Final Vacancy Filled

With Djokovic’s withdrawal, Norway’s Casper Ruud stands to benefit and has qualified for the semi-finals. Ruud, currently ranked 10th in the world, will be aiming to capitalize on this opportunity and make his mark on the Parisian clay.

Italy’s Jannik Sinner Set to Replace Djokovic as World No.1

Following Djokovic’s withdrawal, Italy’s Jannik Sinner is poised to take over the top spot in the world rankings. Sinner has already secured his place in the semi-finals and will look to consolidate his position as a rising star in the tennis world.

De Minaur triumphs over Medvedev in Roland-Garros upset,secures quarterfinal spot

This article explores the unexpected withdrawal of Novak Djokovic from the French Open quarter-finals due to a meniscus injury in his right knee. His absence opens the door for Casper Ruud and sets the stage for Jannik Sinner to potentially become the new world number one.

Guillaume Aigron
Guillaume Aigron
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