Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won't play French Open due to left knee injury

PARIS -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has withdrawn from the French Open because of a left knee injury.

The 2008 Australian Open runner-up from France said in a video posted on his Twitter account that he has not recovered following surgery.

The 37th-ranked Tsonga has not played since losing in the semifinals at the Open Sud de France in February.

The French Open starts May 27 at Roland Garros.