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Five Notable Tennis Withdrawals of 2000
L. Jon Wertheim
July 31, 2000
June 25, 2000 Spain's Alex Corretja and Albert Costa pull out the night before Wimbledon begins, angry that they're not seeded in men's doubles.
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July 31, 2000

Five Notable Tennis Withdrawals Of 2000

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June 25, 2000
Spain's Alex Corretja and Albert Costa pull out the night before Wimbledon begins, angry that they're not seeded in men's doubles.

May 31, 2000
After losing his first two sets of the French Open to Tommy Haas, Marcelos Rios packs it in and exits the tournament. "If I know I'm not going to feel good the rest of the week, it makes no sense to play," he says.

May 14, 2000
Moments before the Italian Open draw, top seed Martina Hingis, who had lost the day before in a German Open semifinal, withdraws with an ankle injury.

February 11, 2000
Saying that he had sprained his ankle in a pickup basketball game, Todd Martin, two-time champion of the ATP tournament in Memphis, backs out just before the draw is made.

February 8, 2000
Top-ranked Andre Agassi cancels on the eve of the Sybase Open in San Jose, citing lower back strain that was exacerbated by plane trips from Zimbabwe to London and then to San Francisco for tournaments.

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