Injury forces David Nalbandian out of Australian Open
Former world number three David Nalbandian of Argentina has withdrawn from the Australian Open after straining an abdominal muscle.
The 28-year-old, a former semi-finalist at Melbourne Park, has not played since undergoing hip surgery in May.
Nalbandian, who was also forced out of last week's
Heineken Open in Auckland, has slipped to 63 in the rankings. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/tennis/8455940.stm
For the record BBC, the Heineken Cup is on this week