Tennis: Injured David Goffin pulls out of Wimbledon

Sports Wednesday 14/June/2017 20:25 PM
By: Times News Service
Tennis: Injured David Goffin pulls out of Wimbledon

London: World No. 13 David Goffin has pulled out of this year's Wimbledon with an ankle injury, he said on Twitter on Wednesday.
The Belgian had to retire from his French Open third-round match with Horacio Zeballos this month after falling and tripping on the rolled-up court cover.
"I am very sad to announce I won't play at the Wimbledon Championships ... doctors are positive but I won't have enough time to be ready for the tournament," he said.
"I want to be 100 percent. Can't wait to be back on court."
Goffin, who beat Dominic Thiem and Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters, had been among the favourites to make the latter stages in Paris and reached the quarterfinal of this year's Australian Open.
This year's Wimbledon runs from July 3 to 16.