Former top-10 player Mardy Fish, an Edina, Minn. native, pulled out of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the latest setback in his bid to make a comeback on tour after dealing with heart issues.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcame an ailing back, a one-set deficit and several rain delays to beat American Mardy Fish 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday and reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.
Playing his first match since having a medical procedure on his heart, Mardy Fish of the United States hit 24 aces and beat Ruben Ramirez-Hidalgo of Spain 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (1) at Wimbledon on Tuesday to reach the second round.
Mardy Fish found himself dealing with all sorts of problems as he tried to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the second time.
Nearly five hours of tennis in one day caught up with Rafael Nadal, who couldn’t keep up with a much fresher Mardy Fish and lost 6-3, 6-4 at the Western & Southern Open on Friday.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals at Wimbledon by beating Mardy Fish 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 Wednesday.
Tenth-seeded Mardy Fish of the United States lost to No. 18 Gilles Simon of France 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open’s third round Saturday, leaving the United States without a player in the men’s or women’s singles draws.