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Tennis: Injured Djokovic pulls out of Miami Open

AFP , Sunday 19 Mar 2017
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Nick Kyrgios of Australia returns a shot to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 15, 2017 in Indian Wells, California Reuters
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World number two Novak Djokovic won't defend his ATP Miami Masters title next week, saying Sunday that he was withdrawing because of injury.

"I apologize to my fans and ppl who purchased tickets to watch me play live at @MiamiOpen. Sadly, I'm injured and won't be able to compete," the Serb star said on Twitter.

Djokovic joins world number one Andy Murray on the sidelines for the elite hard court tournament. Murray pulled out Saturday with an elbow injury.

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