Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz pulled out of the Australian Open on Friday because of an injured right leg.
The 19-year-old from Spain wrote on social media that he got hurt “through a chance, unnatural movement in training.”
Alcaraz won the U.S. Open last September and rose atop the ATP rankings. He is the youngest man to finish a season at No. 1 since the computerized men's tennis rankings began a half-century ago.
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Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press