Chennai: Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic, the 2013 singles Champion, on Thursday withdrew from the upcoming ATP Chennai Open due to health issues.
The former World No. 8, recovering from a foot surgery, was all set to make a return to competitive tennis in the new season and granted a singles wild card.
Sweden's Elias Ymer will now battle it out in the main draw of the upcoming tournament, debuting as a wild card entry in the 20th edition.
The 2015 edition of the ATP 250 tournament, has an exciting lineup that includes World No. 4 and defending singles champion Stanislas Wawrinka, World No. 14 Feliciano Lopez, World No. 15 Roberto Bautista Agut and World No. 22 David Goffin.
Other leading players include Spaniards Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Marcel Granollers, Luxembourg?s Gilles Muller, Chinese Taipei's Yen-Hsun Lu and 2014 finalist Edouard Roger-Vasselin.