Japan's Kei Nishikori leaves the court after losing to France's Richard Gasquet during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Alastair Grant
June 15, 2016

HALLE, Germany (AP) Second-seeded Kei Nishikori has pulled out of the Gerry Weber Open with a rib injury.

Nishikori reached the second round and was due to face Florian Mayer on Wednesday but told organizers that he was unable to play. Mayer advanced to the quarterfinals with a walkover.

Nishikori took a medical timeout during his first-round win over Lucas Pouille.

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