Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Milos Raonic Withdraws from US Open Due to Wrist Injury

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Milos Raonic Withdraws from US Open Due to Wrist Injury

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Canada's Raonic withdraws from US Open

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Canada's Milos Raonic announced in an Instagram post on Wednesday night that he has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament with a wrist injury.

Raonic, who grew up in Thornhill, Ont., said that he tried everything in his power to rehabilitate in time.

"The pain is too great and, in consultation with my doctors, I am left with no option but to withdraw from the event," he said in the lengthy post.

The 26-year-old said that he has been dealing with the left wrist injury for weeks and that he has a painful condition.

Raonic added that he "underwent a procedure to remove portions of the bone that have been causing the discomfort and preventing me from being able to play the way I normally can."

Raonic said that missing a "truly special" event like the US Open is difficult. …

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