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Daniil Medvedev, Nick Kyrgios withdraw from Citi Open

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev and Australia’s Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the Citi Open, ranging from July 31, as per ATP.

Medvedev has competed on the Washington ATP 500 occasion on three prior events, tallying an 8-3 file. In 2019 he reached the ultimate, dropping to Kyrgios.

The 27-year-old has loved a standout 2023 season, incomes a 46-9 file and 5 titles. Only Carlos Alcaraz has extra wins this 12 months, with 47. Medvedev has triumphed in Rotterdam, Doha, Dubai, Miami and Rome.

The World No. 3 participant within the ATP Rankings final competed at Wimbledon, the place he stormed into the semifinals for the primary time. Eventual champion Carlos Alcaraz stopped him there in straight units.

Kyrgios is a two-time Washington champion, having lifted the trophy in 2019 and 2022. The Australian has solely competed in a single occasion this year- final month in Stuttgart – because of harm.

Earlier, the Citi Open introduced that Kevin Anderson will be a part of Kei Nishikori and Gael Monfils as wild playing cards into the ATP 500 occasion. Anderson returned from retirement final week in Newport, the place he progressed to the quarter-finals.

Nishikori may also play the second tour-level occasion of his comeback on the ATP 500. The Japanese star owns an 18-7 file on the Citi Open and claimed the title in 2015. He has reached no less than the quarter-finals in 5 consecutive appearances.

Monfils is one other former champion receiving a wild card, having lifted the trophy in 2016. The Frenchman is 12-3 in Washington, together with his most up-to-date look coming in 2017. (ANI)