|2019 French Open|
|Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 26 Could-9 June|
|Protection: Reside textual content and radio commentary on chosen matches on the BBC Sport web site and app.|
Australian world quantity 36 Nick Kyrgios pulled out of the French Open with sickness on Friday.
Kyrgios, who was attributable to play British quantity two Cameron Norrie within the first spherical, is alleged to have been “worn out” by the bug.
It comes simply days after the 24-year-old posted on social media saying the competitors “completely sucks” in comparison with different Grand Slam occasions.
World quantity 41 Norrie will now face French qualifier Elliot Benchetrit.
Benchetrit, 20, ranked 273rd on the earth, misplaced to compatriot Gael Monfils within the first spherical at Roland Garros final yr – his solely main-draw match at a Grand Slam.
Norrie, 23, stated he was dissatisfied to not play Kyrgios, describing the previous world quantity 13 as a “good mate”.
However he added: “He is a hell of a participant, with a ridiculous serve, so it’s good to play a qualifier – somebody who’s supposedly not pretty much as good in rating. However I’ll exit and management what I can management.”
Final week Kyrgios admitted “feelings bought the higher of me” after he forfeited his second-round match with Norwegian Casper Ruud on the Italian Open.
He additionally pulled out of final yr’s French Open with an elbow harm and has by no means reached the second week in Paris.
Britain’s Norrie is joined by compatriots Kyle Edmund and Dan Evans within the males’s singles draw, whereas British primary Johanna Konta is seeded 26th within the ladies’s draw.