(January 4, 2013)France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn from the Apia Sydney International after sustaining a left hamstring injury which forced him to retire from his mixed doubles match at the Hopman Cup.
Tournament Director Craig Watson issued the following statement:
“Unfortunately Jo-Wilfried Tsonga sustained an injury in Perth and has been forced to pull out of the Apia International Sydney with a left hamstring injury. We wish him a speedy recovery and all the best for a successful Australian Open. We look forward to welcoming him back to Sydney in 2014.”
Tsonga was to be the top seed in the tournament.