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Nick Kyrgios owns a 5-5 record at Roland Garros.

Kyrgios Withdraws From Roland Garros

Australian has won 10 of 17 tour-level matches this season

Nick Kyrgios has been forced to withdraw from Roland Garros, citing illness in the build up to the second Grand Slam tournament of the season.

The five-time ATP Tour titlist, who was due to face Brit Cameron Norrie in the first round, was aiming to advance beyond the third round in Paris for the first time this year. The Australian has reached the third round at the clay-court Grand Slam championship on two occasions, falling to Andy Murray in 2015 and Richard Gasquet in 2016.

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The 24-year-old owns a 10-7 tour-level record this season, highlighted by his title run at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC in March. Kyrgios defeated Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, John Isner and Alexander Zverev in consecutive matches to lift the trophy in Acapulco.

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