Milos Raonic Pulls Out of French Open Following Foot Surgery

  • Canada's Raonic is sixth in the ATP men's singles ranking
  • Raonic said he plans to play at Wimbledon next month
Milos Raonic of Canada has pulled out of tennis’s French Open after undergoing surgery last week on his right foot.

Raonic, the sixth-ranked men’s player, had a condition known as Morton’s Neuroma that involved the thickening of tissue around one of the nerves leading to his toe. He underwent surgery to correct the pinched nerve after retiring from last month’s Rolex Masters in Monte Carlo and withdrawing from a clay court tournament in Rome two weeks ago.

Raonic said he had hoped to be able play at Roland Garros in Paris, yet won’t return to the court until he’s fully recovered. He said he’ll continue rehabilitation and shortly begin preparations for next month’s Aegon Championships and Wimbledon in Britain.

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