LONDON (AP) - French tennis player Gael Monfils has withdrawn from the Olympics because of a right knee injury.
The No. 17-ranked Monfils dropped out a day after Rafael Nadal also ruled himself out of the London Games because of undisclosed injury problems.
Monfils was replaced Friday by Julien Benneteau for the July 28-Aug. 5 Olympic tennis competition at Wimbledon. He will play singles alongside Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gilles Simon and Richard Gasquet.
Benneteau will also play with Gasquet in men's doubles, while Tsonga will team up with Michael Llodra.
The 25-year-old Monfils didn't play at the French Open and Wimbledon this year because of the knee problem.
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
"Terminator 2" actor suspected of violating restraining order.
An NFL player relieves himself of his feelings toward the IRS.
More cursing happens in Maryland than across the Potomac River.
An 800-pound alligator? That's not bad for a first hunting trip.