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Wimbledon champ Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup

Sportsnet | posted Tuesday, Jul 19th, 2016

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Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup, Tennis Canada announced on Monday.

The Wimbeldon champion has won the Rogers Cup three times in his career and this will be the first time since 2006 that he will not play in the tournament.

In a statement released on Monday, Murray said he’s pulling out of the Canadian ATP event due to a lack of rest between tournaments.

“My body needs some recovery time after reaching the latter stages of tournaments over the past few months. I’m sorry to my fans in Toronto but I look forward to being back in Canada next year.”

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