Another withdrawal for Jo Wilfried Tsonga. The French player cannot compete at Rome as well this week. In press conference Tsonga, who had to play Karlovic or Gulbis, explained his injury: 'I just stretch my adductor this morning.
I was sick when I left Madrid for two days, and I came here and I tried to play a little bit to see how it goes, and this morning I just stretch a little bit my adductor, so I will take rest and recover for the next step.' Asked if he is scared about Roland Garros coming up next and if it will tamper him, said: 'Yeah, of course for me it is not something good to be a little bit injured, you know, before this event.
I hope I will have the chance to recover enough quick to prepare as good as possible. Yeah, we will see. Of course it is something that -- it is not something, I mean, I am looking for, and I hope it is going to be all right.' Tsonga already withdrew from Estoril a few weeks ago because of a knee injury.
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