Stuart Carrington has been forced to withdraw from this week’s English Open in Milton Keynes after returning a positive coronavirus test.
Tournament referee Andrew Barklam also tested positive for the virus, while Sam Craigie, who came into contact with Carrington on Sunday, has had to withdraw.
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Carrington, the world No 48, had been due to play Thepchaiya Un-Nooh on Tuesday, while Craigie had been drawn against World Championship semi-finalist Anthony McGill on Monday.
All the other players and officials at the event, which started amid an event ‘bubble’ on Monday, have so far provided negative results.
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