Isner out of French Open

Updated: May 21, 2009, 4:51 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- John Isner of the United States pulled out of the French Open on Thursday because of illness.

The 114th-ranked Isner earned a wild card for Roland Garros by winning a qualifying event held by the U.S. Tennis Association. The USTA returned the wild-card slot to the French federation, which handed it to the 310th-ranked Romain Jouan of France.

Isner, who lives in Tampa, Fla., led Georgia to the 2007 NCAA tennis championship.

Also out of the French Open are No. 23 Dmitry ...

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