Karlovic & Stepanek out of Wimby - Injuries

06-17-2010, 02:13 PM

Ivo Karlovic and Radek Stepanek have both withdrawn from Wimbledon starting on Monday because of injury.

Stepanek was seeded 22 but is out with knee trouble, which will also sideline him for the Czech Republic's Davis Cup quarter-final with Chile next month.

The big-serving Croatian Karlovic was due to have been seeded 25th, but has been troubled by a foot injury.

Victor Hanescu of Romania has been elevated to number 31 seed with the remaining seed still to be announced.

06-17-2010, 02:15 PM
expected . Karlovic is in doubt for DC also

06-17-2010, 02:53 PM
Damn it, wanted to se Ivo on grass since he has been som below average lately :(

Corey Feldman
06-17-2010, 03:19 PM
bad news for the tournament, 2 grass monsters

06-17-2010, 03:20 PM
I just thought stepanek was getting back into the swing of things. He better be careful or he will fall in the rankings.

06-17-2010, 03:27 PM
Unlucky for them. Karlovic losing some major points :tape:

Great for Hanescu though :lol:

06-17-2010, 03:28 PM
Both Stepananek and Karlovic had the potential to do reasonably well at Wimbledon. Their absence may be a blessing in diguise for some of the more dangerous 'floaters' to make more of an impact at the tournament.

Karlovic of course also loses QF points so he'll hope to recover them in the North American hard court swing, should the recovery from injury allow.

Corey Feldman
06-17-2010, 03:28 PM
Hanescu seeded

guess who Uncle Toni is drawing him with in 3Rnd

Filo V.
06-17-2010, 03:37 PM
Knee trouble? When did Radek injure his knee?

06-17-2010, 03:43 PM
I read Vaidisova's interview and she was saying she and Radek were going to marry in June

06-17-2010, 03:45 PM
Radeks injury coming from Nicoles Ridding too much :rolleyes:

06-17-2010, 03:51 PM
I still can't believe Nicole would be that stupid.

06-17-2010, 05:52 PM
add Nalbandian to the list.. he pulled out yesterday, tennis clearly not his priority atm.

06-17-2010, 05:54 PM
Unfortunate for ivo this is his highlight of the entire year.

06-17-2010, 05:57 PM
tennis suffers another blow

06-17-2010, 05:57 PM
Dang, no Ivo :mad: a loss for the tournament.

06-17-2010, 05:59 PM
Hanescu a seed at Wimbledon. Ouch.

06-17-2010, 06:00 PM
Looks like Gasquet is out too.