Gael Monfils pulls out of Wimbledon citing personal reasons

Monfils has played five times at Wimbledon since 2005 but has not progressed beyond the third round. His last appearance was two years ago.

updated: June 12, 2013 20:44 IST
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Halle, Germany: France's Gael Monfils announced on Wednesday that he would not playing at Wimbledon, citing personal reasons.

"I've withdrawn my request for a wildcard because I've got a small personal problem to sort out during the coming week," he said in Halle, Germany, after his second round victory over Jan Hernych.

"Something unexpected has come up in the first week of Wimbledon," he added, without specifying the nature of the problem.

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