Marin Cilic returns the bundle for the tournament in the Indian Pune (31 december – 6 January). The Croat, number 7 of the world, troubles with a knee injury, so he made Friday known.
Cilic played the end of november, the final of the Davis Cup, which his country won, and had therefore a shorter rest period than the other topppers.
Next month Cilic a lot of points to defend at the Australian Open (14-27 January). He kicked it in the beginning of this year until the final in Melbourne (against Federer).