The world No 6, who was making his comeback, quit in the ninth game of the first set when he was trailing 5-3 to the unseeded Christian Ruud of Norway. "I'm extremely frustrated," Becker said. "I felt a strong pull in that particular tendon that I broke at Wimbledon and I couldn't continue."
The German said he did not think the injury would end his career. His 10-week break since Wimbledon has been his longest injury lay-off.Reuse content