LONDON (AP) — Spanish player David Ferrer has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of an elbow injury.
Wimbledon says the eighth-seeded Ferrer will be replaced in the draw by lucky loser Luca Vanni of Italy.
Ferrer had been scheduled to face British wild-card entry James Ward in the first round.
Ferrer has never won a major title, but he reached the French Open final in 2013, losing to Rafael Nadal.
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