Michael Van Gerwen has had to withdraw from the World Darts Championship after testing positive for Covid-19.
The three-time winner was due to take on Chris Dobey tonight in the third round.
Now, however, Dobey will advance to the last 16 having received a bye.
A brief statement from the PDC read:
"Michael van Gerwen has withdrawn from the William Hill World Darts Championship after testing positive for Covid-19 ahead of his match with Chris Dobey.
"Dobey will receive a bye to the last 16 and Tuesday evening's session will continue with two matches, as Rob Cross plays Daryl Gurney and Peter Wright meets Damon Heta."
More to follow...