Tennis: Tennis-Tsitsipas withdraws from ATP Finals with elbow damage


(Reuters) – Stefanos Tsitsipas has withdrawn from the ATP Finals as a consequence of an elbow damage, organisers introduced on Wednesday with the Greek having misplaced his opening match towards Andrey Rublev.

Tsitsipas, who gained the occasion in 2019, misplaced 6-4 6-4 to the Russian in his Inexperienced Group match on Monday and was as a consequence of face Casper Ruud in his subsequent encounter.

Nonetheless, the ATP mentioned that the Greek world quantity 4 had suffered a proper elbow damage and would play no additional half within the match in Turin.

British world quantity 12 Cameron Norrie will exchange Tsitsipas, who has been carrying the damage since retiring from the second spherical of the Paris Masters earlier this month.

The withdrawal follows that of Matteo Berrettini on Tuesday after the Italian suffered an belly damage in his opening match towards Alexander Zverev. He was changed by compatriot Jannick Sinner.

(Reporting by Christian Radnedge; Modifying by Shrivathsa Sridhar)

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