Tsonga pulls out of US Open due to knee

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NEW YORK (AP) Former top-10 player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injured left knee.

The Frenchman's withdrawal was announced Monday by the U.S. Tennis Association. He'll be replaced in the field by James Duckworth of Australia.

It's the third consecutive Grand Slam tournament Tsonga will miss.

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