Almagro withdraws from U.S. Open with foot injury

by: AP July 18, 2014

Almagro also withdrew from Wimbledon. (AP Photo)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from the U.S. Open.

The 27th-ranked Spaniard hasn't played since retiring from his first-round match at the French Open in May because of a left foot injury. Friday's announcement means he'll miss two straight major tournaments after pulling out of Wimbledon.

The 28-year-old Almagro's best finish at Flushing Meadows was reaching the round of 16 in 2012. He has made four Grand Slam quarterfinals in his career.

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