French tennis star Jo Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn from the Madrid Masters.
The 34-year-old received't be making his 11th look on the clay of Madrid subsequent week.
Former world No. 5 Tsonga made 10 consecutive look on the Madrid occasion between 2008 and 2017.
The Frenchman, who was compelled to skip Madrid final 12 months after present process a knee surgical procedure, was anticipated to return to the event this 12 months.
Tsonga, now ranked at No. 101 on this planet, entered the Madrid occasion through the use of protected rating.
The 34-year-old was drawn to satisfy fellow compatriot Jeremy Chardy within the Madrid first spherical.
The Frenchman's greatest lead to Madrid got here in 2013 when he made the quarter-final earlier than dropping to Swiss Stan Wawrinka.
Tsonga final performed at this week's Bordeaux Challenger, the place he made the quarter-final earlier than struggling a shock loss to Slovakia's Filip Horansky.
In the meantime Chardy, who was on account of face Tsonga within the first spherical, will likely be opening his Madrid marketing campaign towards a fortunate loser.