Tennis -Novak knocked out of US Open

05-09-2006

The Czech tennis player Jiri Novak has been knocked out in the fourth round of the US Open. He went down 1-6 6-7 4-6 to second seed Rafael Nadal of Spain. It was Novak's last appearance in a Grand Slam tournament; the 31-year-old is planning to retire at the end of this season.