NEW YORK — 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.
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.
Mardy Fish says he feels mentally and physically ready to return to the ATP Tour.
The 31-year-old American has played in just one event since pulling out of the U.S. Open before his fourth-round match last September. He missed about 2 1/2 months earlier in 2012 because of an accelerated heartbeat but has implied that his recent absences have been more about preparing himself psychologically...
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July 09, 2013
Mardy Fish hopes to put together a complete tournament schedule for the rest of 2013, including the three remaining Grand Slam events, after he ends a six-month absence brought on by a heart condition.
Off the tour since September, the former top-10 player plans to return to competition at the hard-court event in Indian Wells, Calif., which begins March 7, followed by the Key Biscayne...
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February 27, 2013
(November 27, 2012) Reuters reports that Mardy Fish has withdrawn from the Australian Open still recovering from issues in relation to his May heart surgery reports his agent John Tobias on Wednesday.
“The good news is that Mardy’s health is improving and he is back on the court slowing getting back into his regular workouts,” Tobias said in an email to Reuters.
Mardy Fish, fault! Oh! Ball across the nose. Eyes are watering.
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American tennis player and Minnesota nativeMardy Fish recently had a medical procedure to correct a heart problem.
Fish hasn't played since late March after being diagnosed with fatigue. He told USA Today he had a procedure called cardiac catheter ablation on Wednesday to deal with misfiring electrical pulses in his heart. He is recovering at his home in Los Angeles.
Organizers say Mardy Fish is set to play at the Queen's Club tournament next month as a grass-court warmup for Wimbledon and the London Olympics.
The No. 9-ranked Fish pulled out of the U.S. Davis Cup team's quarterfinal against France in April due to a health scare. He is the highest-ranked U.S. player.
Britain's Andy Murray is set to defend the Queen's Club title...
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May 03, 2012
The Mardy Fish of 2012 is quite different than the Mardy Fish of 2011. Now, the 2011 Fish was streaky and was far from being a paragon of consistency. Fish also had his fair share of early exits from tournaments in early 2011. But what separates the Fish of early 2011 from how Fish is playing now are his lack of bad losses and lack of poor play. Fish may not have been the most consistent...