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Monfils withdraws from Wimbledon due to injury

Wednesday - 6/20/2012, 12:08pm  ET

LONDON (AP) - Gael Monfils of France has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of a knee injury.

Organizers said Wednesday that Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands has also pulled out, due to a viral illness.

The 15th-ranked Monfils missed the French Open last month because of a knee injury.

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic heads the men's seedings at Wimbledon, and Maria Sharapova tops the women's seedings for the first time.

The tournament starts Monday.


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