Davydenko Out of Estoril; Monfils Accepts Wildcard
April 30, 2010 · Print This Article
World No. 6 Nikolay Davydenko will remain sidelined for next week’s Estoril Open in Portugal with a broken left wrist. The Russian, who sustained the injury in February, has been out of action since withdrawing from the Indian Wells event in California.
It is not known at this time if Davydenko will have any preparation heading into the French Open.
Frenchman Gael Monfils, who has encountered numerous hand, wrist, and knee injuries this season, will return to the Tour next week in Estoril as a wildcard.
The world No. 18 ranked player has not seen court action since withdrawing from the Miami event in March.
Monfils was seen this week recovering from his wrist injury while playing poker in Monaco.
The 28-man Estoril Open will begin on Monday in Portugal. The event will feature world No. 1 Roger Federer in the field.