Prague: World number six Tomas Berdych will miss Czech Republic's Davis Cup quarter-final next week when the champions take on Kazakhstan.
Berdych dropped out after losing Thursday's Sony Open quarter-final against Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-3 in Miami.
"Last night's match was the last straw for me," he told the Czech Davis Cup Facebook page.
Berdych dropped out after losing Sony Open quarter-final against Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-3.
"I woke up this morning and my shoulder hurt so much that it was clear I would not be able to play in Kazakhstan." The Czech team will now be Radek Stepanek, Lukas Rosol, Jan Hajek and Ivo Minar.