Wawrinka said his injury contributed to his shock defeat to Medvedev.
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Reigning U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka will miss his title defense to have knee surgery and will sit out the rest of the year, the world No. 4 announced Friday.Federer, who turns 36 next week, also did not play last year after Wimbledon, but has won both the Australian Open and Wimbledon this year and will be looking for a 20th major title in New York when the U.S. Open gets underway on Aug. 28 .With Wawrinka fourth in the world rankings, one place above Djokovic, 2014 champion and sixth-ranked Marin Cilic is likely to be the fourth seed, a month after finishing runner-up at Wimbledon.
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