ATP Tour

Anderson out of Brisbane

2014-01-02 15:31
Kevin Anderson (AFP)

Brisbane - Fourth seed Kevin Anderson joined the long casualty list at the Brisbane International on Thursday when he was forced to withdraw with an acute stomach virus.

The South African was due to play Australian wildcard Sam Groth in the second round on Thursday night.

Anderson, the world No 20, was yet to play a singles match as he was given a first round bye, and he has been replaced by qualifying lucky loser Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France.

Anderson joins Nick Kyrgios, Caroline Wozniacki, Sabine Lisicki, Ashleigh Barty and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as withdrawals from the season-opening tournament.

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