Nadal pulls out of French Open with wrist injury

Posted at 10:03 AM, May 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-27 11:05:37-04

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal says he is pulling out of the French Open because of an injury to his left wrist.

The left-handed Nadal made the announcement at a hastily arranged news conference Friday, one day before he would have been scheduled to play his third-round match.

He says he got an injection to numb the wrist before playing in the second round on Thursday.