Soderling withdraws from US Open due to illness

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 22:29

New York: Sixth seed Robin Soderling of Sweden has withdrawn from the US Open due to illness, tournament officials said on Wednesday.

Soderling was due to play Ireland`s Louk Sorensen, a qualifier, in a first-round match later on Wednesday. His place in the draw will be taken by Rogerio Dutra da Silva of Brazil.

The nature of Soderling`s illness was not immediately disclosed.

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First Published: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 14:38

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