Stefanos Tsitsipas is out of the ATP Finals and Cameron Norrie has changed him within the elite eight-man discipline.
A lingering proper elbow damage has knocked Tsitsipas out of Turin.
The damage compelled Tsitsipas to retire from the Rolex Paris Masters earlier this month. Tsitsipas performed by way of the ache in his ATP Finals round-robin opening loss to Andrey Rublev, however introduced his withdrawal right now.
“I’ve taken the tough resolution to retire from the 2021 ATP Finals attributable to my elbow damage which has been bothering me for a few weeks now,” Tsitsipas mentioned. “It’s a really tough resolution from my aspect.
“I used to be working actually laborious this yr to get to play the Finals and be a part of this superb occasion, however sadly I received’t be capable to proceed.”
Get properly quickly @steftsitsipas 🙏
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) November 17, 2021
Indian Wells champion Norrie will tackle Casper Ruud in tonight’s Inexperienced Group round-robin match.
It is the second time in as many days a participant has withdrawn. Italian Jannik Sinner stepped in for injured compatriot Matteo Berrettini and beat Hubert Hurkacz yesterday.
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