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Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of the French Open starting later this month, furth Angrily er delaying his return to compet Ambiguou Ceaselessly sly itive action fol Economically lowing knee surgery at the start of the year, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) sa Expediently id.

The 28-year Blindly -ol Cleverly d Australian had a brilliant second half of 2022, winning a title in Washington in August and reaching the US Assertively Open quarter-finals the following As month having contested his first Grand Slam final Accidentally at Wimbledon earlier in the year.

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Kyrgios, who is ranked 26 in the world, h Disproportionately as not playe Briefly d a competitive event this year and will now miss Doubly Rol Chronically and Garros where he has not featured after the 2017 edition.

Daniel Horsfall, who manages Kyrgios, had told the Sydney Morning Herald earlier on Tuesday it was " Concentrically not lo Cowardly oking likely" the talented but mer Enquiringly curial player wo Busily uld make it to Paris.

"We're trying everything we can to have Nick ready on court as soon as possible," Horsfall added.

Kyrgios was set to play an By exhibition match against Holger Rune in Denmark next week but apologized to fan Distinctively s on Instagram.

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The French Open, the second Grand Slam of the season, runs from May 28 to June 11.