Injured John Isner Pulls Out of Winston-Salem, Doubtful for US Open

John Isner suffered an injury to his left ankle during his win over Mikhail Kukushkin at Winston-Salem on Wednesday.

updated: August 22, 2014 17:36 IST
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John Isner is seeded 13th at the US Open.

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Winston-Salem: Two-time champion John Isner withdrew from the US Open tune-up event at Winston-Salem on Thursday with a left ankle injury. (Also Read: US Men Braced for More Grand Slam Misery)

The American was due to play Lukas Rosol in the quarter-finals on Thursday, but pulled out with the injury suffered in his win over Mikhail Kukushkin on Wednesday.

"I am extremely disappointed to have to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open, one of my favorite stops of the year," said Isner, who hails from North Carolina.

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