Injured Berdych to miss Wimbledon

2018-06-24 14:31
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Tomas Berdych (Getty Images)

Paris - Czech Tomas Berdych announced on Sunday that persistent back pain has forced him to drop out of Wimbledon, which starts on July 2.

"I am disappointed to inform you that I was forced to pull out of Wimbledon," the world number 19 tweeted.

"I have been struggling with back pain for a couple of month now and have tried every possible treatment and medical solution."

Berdych reached his only Grand Slam final at Wimbledon in 2010, losing to Rafa Nadal, and was a semi-finalist in both 2016 and 2017

"I was very much looking forward to the Wimbledon Championship where I have amazing memories."

The 32-year-old did not give a date for his return saying only: "I hope to come back healthy, stronger and better quickly."

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