9 Aug 2008

Big names withdraw from Olympic tennis tournament

6:22 pm on 9 August 2008

A couple of big names have withdrawn from the tennis tournament at the Beijing Olympics.

Men's 14th seed Ivo Karlovic of Croatia has withdrawn because of injury and has been replaced by Yu Xin Yuan of China.

Another Croatian Ivan Ljubicic is also out with injury, along with 1996 Olympic champion and grand slam winner Lindsay Davenport of the United States.