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Matteo Berrettini pulls out of Paris Masters due to injury


World No. 6 Matteo Berrettini has withdrawn from next weekโ€™s ATP 1000 Paris Masters event due to stiffness in the neck, the Italian said on Saturday.

Berrettini, who has already qualified for the season-ending ATP Finals in Turin later this month, lost a tight three-setter to Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz in the quarterfinals of the Vienna Open on Friday.

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โ€œI have had some stiffness in my neck over the last few days so have decided to withdraw from Paris Bercy. I would like to make sure I am 100 percent ready to compete in Torino for the ATP Finals. Thanks for all the support and see you in Torino,โ€ the 25-year-old wrote on Instagram.

Berrettini earlier this year reached the final of Wimbledon and the quarterfinals of the US Open, losing to World No. 1 Novak Djokovic on both occasions.

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