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Full list of players who have withdrawn from Italian Open 2024

Published at :May 8, 2024 at 2:00 PM
Modified at :May 8, 2024 at 2:00 PM
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Sneha Vankudothu

World No. 2 Jannik Sinner and No. 3 Carlos Alcaraz has withdrawn from the tournament.

Daniil Medvedev, the reigning champion, is set to defend his title at the Italian Open 2024 when the tournament main draw commences on 8th May in Rome. Joining him are last year’s French Open winner Novak Djokovic and three-time Grand Slam runner-up Casper Ruud, among other top players.

The entry list also boasts French Open champion Iga Swiatek and Australian Open winner Aryna Sabalenka in the women’s draw. The final clay court Masters 1000 event of the season however will also see notable absentees.

The article lists those who have withdrawn from the tournament:

Carlos Alcaraz

The 2023 Wimbledon champion missed the tournaments in Monte Carlo and Barcelona due to a forearm injury. Despite his withdrawal from the Italian Open, Alcaraz is still a favourite for the French Open in a few weeks.

Andy Murray

The three-time Grand Slam winner suffered from a ligament injury in his left ankle during the Miami Open in March. Yet, Murray is hopeful to play at the French Open.

Arthur Cazaux

Arthur got hurt at the Barcelona Open last month. The 21-year-old twisted his ankle badly which led to his retirement from the match against Matteo Arnaldi.

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Facundo Diaz Acosta

The Argentinian grabbed attention when he played one of the best clay court matches against Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas.

However, he lost to Tsitsipas, 6-3, 3-6, 6-7. No official reason has been stated for his decision not to play in the tournament.

Jannik Sinner

The World No. 2 has been dealing with a right hip injury for a while and withdrew ahead of the Madrid Masters quarterfinal for the same reason.

Sinner has opted to skip the Rome Masters to recover for the French Open. The home favourite could only reach the quarterfinals in 2022, which stands as his best result in Rome.

Laslo Djere

The Serbian professional tennis player decided to withdraw from the tournament. He played his last match against Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte-Carlo Masters on 8th April this year and got Injured.

Jiří Lehečka

Recently, The 22-year-old player from the Czech Republic became the lowest-ranked player to beat the 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal 7-5, 6-4 at a Masters 1000 clay event. Lehečka is currently ranked No. 31 in the world.

Jessica Pegula

The American No. 2 also missed the Madrid Open after getting hurt before the commencement of the tournament.

Karolina Pliskova

The two-time Grand Slam runner-up could not compete at the Madrid Open due to a knee injury. She played her last match against American Sloane Stephens at the Open De Rouen tournament.

Karolina Muchova

The French Open 2023 runner-up has not played this season because of a wrist injury. She was also kept out of the 2023 WTA Finals due to the injury. She underwent surgery on the issue in February this year.

Stan Wawrinka

The Swiss professional tennis player played his last match against Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas. Wawrinka lost that match 3-6, 7-6, 4-6.

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