Tennis - The withdrawals on the men's side at the French Open continues with world no.7 Juan Martin del Potro becoming the second big name to withdraw officially from the second grand slam of the season.
Potro flew back to Argentina on the week to get treated for a respiratory illness. Potro follows world no. 2 Andy Murray out of the event. Murray withdrew on Tuesday due to a back injury.
Meanwhie, as expected Americans Mardy Fish and Brian Baker have also withdrawn. Fish has played only two events all year due to issues related to his heart condition last year while Baker underwent knee surgery in January.
Brazil's Thomas Bellucci has also pulled out due to a abdominal injury.
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka is also in the possible withdrawal list due to a thigh injury.
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