Milos Raonic, Belinda Bencic pull out of French Open | Tennis News

PARIS: Canada’s Milos Raonic and Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic have pulled out of the French Open, organisers stated on Thursday as they made the draw for the ultimate Grand Slam of the 12 months.
Raonic, ranked 20th on this planet, performed the Italian Open final week and was eradicated within the second spherical.
In the meantime, ladies’s world quantity 10 Bencic was knocked out in straight units in her first match in Rome after getting a bye into the second spherical.
Bencic’s withdrawal means solely six of the highest 10 ranked ladies’s gamers will compete at Roland Garros, with defending champion Ash Barty, U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka and Bianca Andreescu skipping the match.
Spain’s Fernando Verdasco was additionally a late withdrawal.
The French Open, often held in Might-June however postponed this 12 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, begins on Sunday.

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