Naomi Osaka has dropped out of the ladies’s prime 10 for the primary time since profitable the 2018 US Open title.
Osaka, 23, additionally took a break from tennis in September after her defence of the US Open title was ended by Leylah Fernandez within the third spherical.
Nice Britain’s Emma Raducanu, who beat Fernandez within the closing, is ranked twenty second.
Raducanu, 18, is about to play in her first occasion since profitable the US Open on the Indian Wells event, having been given a wildcard into the primary draw.
Indian Wells begins on Monday and runs till 17 October.
Former world primary Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam winner, lately stated she’s going to return to tennis quickly after getting the “itch” to play once more.