The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Saturday said that one player from the current draw has withdrawn from the India Open after testing positive for Covid-19.
“The player returned a positive result to a mandatory RT-PCR test conducted on Friday. His doubles partner has been identified as a close contact and has also been withdrawn from the tournament,” BWF said in a statement.
The opponents will be given a walkover to the finals.
The competition will continue with semifinals action on Saturday.