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Simon withdraws with knee injury

Updated: January 15, 2010, 9:41 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Gilles Simon of France has withdrawn from the Australian Open because of a right knee injury.

The 15th seed has been off the tour treating a chronic knee injury for almost two months. He last played in November at the Paris Masters.

The 25-year-old Frenchman said he traveled to Melbourne on Saturday against his doctor's advice and realized during pre-tournament practice he wasn't ready to play at his top level.

Simon said he "figured it's more likely this ...

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