2018 semifinalist Pablo Carreno Busta withdraws from Miami Masters

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2018 semifinalist Pablo Carreno Busta withdraws from Miami Masters
2018 semifinalist Pablo Carreno Busta withdraws from Miami Masters

The Miami Masters withdrawals have continued as Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, Great Britain's Kyle Edmund and Marco Cecchinato have all pulled our of the tournament. Carreno Busta, ranked at No. 15 in the world, has made five main draw appearances in Miami throughout his career.

The Spaniard's best result at the tournament came in 2018, when he made the semifinal before losing to Alexander Zverev. Edmund, a former world No. 14, made six consecutive appearances in Miami between 2014 and 2019. The Britons best result at the tournament came in 2019, when he made the Miami round-of-16 before losing to home favorite John Isner.

Meanwhile, Italian Cecchinato made his lone Miami main draw appearance in 2019, when he reached the third round before losing to David Goffin.

Carreno Busta's fellow compatriot Rafael Nadal also pulled out of Miami

"Sad to announce that I won't be playing in Miami, a city that I love," Nadal wrote on Twitter.

"I need to fully recover and get ready for the clay-court season in Europe. Special message to my fans in the US and in particular to the great Spanish speaking community FL, who always give me a great support!" Some other players that have withdrawn from the Miami Masters are Nick Kyrgios,Jo-Wifried Tsonga and Gael Monfils.

"I can change like the wind. I'm not too sure, depending on what happens with COVID in Australia, you know, I'm assuming we will probably settle it pretty quickly. But I don't know how I'll have to quarantine in overseas in tournaments," Kyrgios said after his loss at the Australian Open.

"For me personally, man, I'm used to playing in front of packed stadiumds. I'm not gonna force myself around the world when the time is not right where I have to quarantine for a week and then play. I don't know, I'm not too sure what lies ahead."

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