Tsonga withdraws from French Open with left knee injury

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)

PARIS — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn from the French Open because of a left knee injury.

The former Australian Open runner-up from France says in a video posted on his Twitter account that he has not recovered following surgery.

The 37th-ranked Tsonga has not played since losing in the semifinals at the Open Sud de France in February.

The French Open starts on May 27 at Roland Garros.

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