Found August 21, 2013 on Fox Sports:
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Former top-10 player Mardy Fish pulled out of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the latest setback in his bid to make a comeback on tour after dealing with heart issues. The U.S. Tennis Association said the 31-year-old American cited ''personal reasons'' for his withdrawal. The draw for the year's last Grand Slam tournament is Thursday, and play begins Monday. Fish's Twitter feed carried this message Wednesday: ''Friends, unfortunately my health won't allow me to compete this year at the US Open. Thank you for all your support.'' He has missed months of action at a time over the past two seasons. On Tuesday, Fish stopped playing in the third set of his match against Jarkko Nieminen at a hard-court tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., because of heat stroke. Fish has played only eight matches on the ATP World Tour in 2013, going 3-5. He skipped all of the Grand Slam tournaments this season while entering only five other events on the main tour....
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