Andy Roddick withdrew from the French Open on Monday because of a right shoulder injury and hopes to be ready for Wimbledon.
Former No. 1 Lindsay Davenport has pulled out of the French Open, the only Grand Slam singles event that she hasn’t won. Tournament organizers said Tuesday that the 31-year-old Californian withdrew for “personal reasons,” without elaborating.
Andy Roddick and Lindsay Davenport withdrew from the French Open, citing their inability to win the event.
"Why the **** would anyone play tennis on crushed brick?" Roddick said in a statement. "Paris is nice and all, but damn, there's only one Eiffel Tower ..."
Davenport told reporters she had a sore back due to carrying her son, then said she was trying to deal with exhaustion. Davenport last played in mid-April.
"Actually, it's my wrist. Clay makes my wrist hurt. Grass makes it better."