Monte Carlo Masters 2021: Daniil Medvedev tests COVID-19 positive, withdraws from tournament
Daniil Medvedev will be replaced in the singles draw by Juan Ignacio Londero while being withdrawn from the doubles event.
Daniil Medvedev has withdrawn from the Monte Carlo Masters after testing positive for COVID-19 , the ATP Tour announced on Tuesday.
"It's a big disappointment not to play in Monte-Carlo. My focus is now on recovery and I look forward to getting back out on Tour as soon and as safely as possible," the Russian world number two said in an ATP statement.
He has been placed in quarantine, "and continues to be monitored by the Tournament Physician and ATP Medical Team", the statement added.
Medvedev, who tested positive on Monday, had a first round bye and has been replaced in the singles second round.
Runner-up to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open this year, he took over the number two ATP ranking with his victory at Marseille in March.
He arrived in Monte Carlo following his upset quarter-final defeat to Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the Miami Open at the start of the month.
The Italian teenager will face the 20-time Grand Slam winner for the second time, having impressed against Nadal in last year's French Open quarter-finals despite losing in straight sets.
Munich Open: Jan-Lennard Struff reaches maiden ATP Tour final after beating Ilya Ivashka in straight sets
Struff beat Belarusian qualifier Ilya Ivashka 6-4, 6-1 at the ATP clay court tournament in the Bavarian capital to finally end his miserable run of semi-final defeats.
Madrid Open: Ashleigh Barty sets up semi-final date with Paula Badosa; Rafael Nadal cruises into last 16
World number one Barty is chasing her fourth singles title of the year after her triumph in Stuttgart 10 days ago.