Injury forces Paes to pull out of Davis Cup

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Leander Paes
New Delhi, Sep 15: Leander Paes has pulled out of the Davis Cup World Group Playoff against South Africa due to a shoulder injury.

The Davis cup against South Africa was scheduled to take place in Johannesburg over the weekend. However, Paes, who managed to win the US Open men's doubles in spite of suffering from the injury, doesn't want to take that chance again.

Speaking to the TV new channel CNN IBN, Paes said that it was a tough decision to make but he is forced to take this step as the doctors have advised him to rest for two weeks.

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