British quantity three Kyle Edmund has pulled out of the US Open with a knee damage.
Edmund, 26, underwent surgical procedure in March for a persistent knee downside and continues to be not match to return to competitors.
His final match was in October final yr with a qualifying first-round loss in Vienna.
The US Open begins on 28 August with Britain’s Dan Evans, Cameron Norrie and former champion Andy Murray within the males’s area.
Edmund’s finest Grand Slam efficiency was reaching the Australian Open semi-final in 2018, and he grew to become the British primary, overtaking Murray in March of that yr.
Since then he has slipped from a career-high world quantity 14 rating to 102, with Murray more likely to overtake him throughout the American laborious court docket swing main as much as, and after, the US Open.
Edmund’s place within the draw at Flushing Meadows shall be taken by American Denis Kudla.
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