World quantity two Aryna Sabalenka has been dominated out of the Indian Wells Masters after testing optimistic for Covid-19.
Sabalenka, 23, was the highest seed within the girls’s draw on the event after world primary Ash Barty pulled out.
Britain’s US Open champion Emma Raducanu has been given a wildcard into the principle draw of the WTA 1000 occasion.
“Sadly I’ve examined optimistic and will not be capable of compete,” Sabalenka mentioned on Instagram.
“I’ve began my isolation and I will be staying right here till I’m cleared by the medical doctors. To this point I’m okay, however actually unhappy to not be capable of play this 12 months.”
The event, one of many largest exterior of the 4 Grand Slams, takes place in California from 4-17 October.
Males’s world primary Novak Djokovic, 2018 champion Naomi Osaka and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams are amongst others additionally not competing within the occasion.