Chennai Open 2015 Tipsarevic pulls out

Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic (in pic), the 2013 singles champion, on Thursday withdrew from the upcoming ATP Chennai Open due to health issues. The former World No. 8, recovering from a foot surgery, was all set to make a return to competitive tennis in the new season and granted a singles wild card.Sweden’s Elias Ymer will now battle it out in the main draw of the upcoming tournament, debuting as a wild card entry in the 20th edition. The 2015 edition of the ATP 250 tournament, has an exciting lineup that includes world no. 4 and defending singles champion Stanislas Wawrinka, world no. 14 Feliciano Lopez, world no. 15 Roberto Bautista Agut and world no. 22 David Goffin. Other leading players include Spaniards Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Marcel Granollers, Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller, Chinese Taipei’s Yen-Hsun Lu and 2014 finalist Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

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