Tennis-Coric withdraws from Wimbledon with shoulder injury


FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP Masters 1000 - Monte Carlo Masters - Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France - April 11, 2022 Croatia's Borna Coric in action against Italy's Jannik Sinner during their first round match REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

LONDON (Reuters) - Croatia's Borna Coric has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of a shoulder injury, tournament organisers said on Saturday.

The 25-year-old, who was drawn to play 12th seed Diego Schwartzman in the first round, will be replaced by a lucky loser from the qualifying tournament.

Coric, who reached 12th in the world in 2018, underwent right shoulder surgery in March 2021 and was out for a year.

(Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Toby Davis)

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