Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost in straight sets to Ernests Gulbis of Latvia in the final round of the qualifiers.
The injury picked up at the Davis Cup had already forced Andy Murray to miss the Australian Open which starts on Monday.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran is one win away from sealing a place in the Australian Open main draw after progressing to the final round of the qualifiers.
Naomi Osaka posted a picture with her 2018 US Open final counter-part Serena Williams on Twitter but what stood out was her caption.
Sania Mirza and Nadiia Kichenok will lock horns against the Slovenian-Czech pair of Tamara Zidansek and Marie Bouzkova in the semifinals of Hobart International.
Angelique Kerber, who won the Australian Open in 2016, pulled out when behind 6-3, 2-0 in her second-round clash with Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska.
Serena Williams is looking to finally complete her long quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
Wild bushfires raging across Australia have also hit tennis as players were suffering from smoke inhalation during the Australian Open qualifying event.
Sania Mirza shared an adorable picture with her son on Twitter, in which she can be seen giving a high-five to him, after clinching a comeback victory.
Toxic air pollution from unprecedented bushfires forced a halt to practice sessions Tuesday ahead of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Dumped out of the Brisbane International last week, Ashleigh Barty retains a comfortable cushion of 1,607 points over Karolina Pliskova, who went on to win the Brisbane title.
Roger Federer said he would donate to the Australia bushfires appeal on Monday after tennis players pledged hundreds of thousands of dollars to the disaster.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic insisted there are no clear favourites for the next week's Australian Open despite his ominous start to the season.
Novak Djokovic blasted Rafael Nadal off court 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) after Roberto Bautista Agut caned Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 7-5, 6-1 in the other singles.
Karolina Pliskova's third Brisbane International title in four years and her 16th on the WTA tour, stamps her as one of the favourites for the Australian Open.
Serena Williams ended a three-year title drought as she outclassed Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4 to win the WTA Auckland Classic on Sunday.
Serena Williams, at her imperious best, rapidly eliminated third-seed Amanda Anisimova 6-1, 6-1 to set up a showdown against Jessica Pegula.
Rafael Nadal defeated Australian Alex de Minaur to guide Spain through their semi-final while Serbia's Novak Djokovic battled past Russia's Daniil Medvedev.