Auckland 2013 Men’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

Philipp KohlschreiberThe 2013 Auckland men’s main draw singles has just been released. In this post OnCourt Advantage lists details about the composition of the draw, the seeded match-ups for the quarter finals and semi finals and the full singles draw in an easy to follow format.

The 2013 Auckland Open has 28 players vying for this ATP Tour 250 category singles title, the trophy, a maximum of 250 ATP ranking points and $78,250 for the winner. The 8 seeds ranged in rankings from World No.5 David FERRER through to No.33 Thomaz BELLUCCI. Paolo LORENZI of Italy ranked at No.63 was the last direct acceptance to make the cut-off.

All of the players listed in the draw below except for the direct acceptances will have letters or a number in brackets in front of their names. A seeded player will have a number that denotes what number that player is seeded i.e. [1] for the No.1 seed. A wild card entrant is identified with – [WC], a player who won through the qualifying tournament i.e. a qualifier is [Q], a special entry or special exempt is [SE], a protected ranking is [PR] and a lucky loser is [LL].

The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the quarter finals is:

  • David FERER [1] v [8] Thomaz BELLUCCI
  • Tommy HAAS [3] v [6] Jurgen MELZER

The seeded match ups for the bottom half of the draw are:

  • Jerzy JANOWICZ [5] v [4] Sam QUERREY
  • Martin KLIZAN [7] v [2] Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER

The four players that are bolded below make it easier for you to see who is seeded to meet in the semi finals.

The 2013 Auckland men’s singles draw is:

  1. David FERRER [1] v BYE
  2. LU Yen-Hsun v Benoit PAIRE
  3. Lukas LACKO v Paolo LORENZI
  4. David GOFFIN v [8] Thomaz BELLUCCI
  5. Tommy HAAS [3] v BYE
  6. Robin HAASE v [Q] Igor SIJSLING
  7. Benjamin BECKER [Q] v [WC] Gael MONFILS
  8. Greg JONES [Q] v [6] Jurgen MELZER

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. Jerzy JANOWICZ [5] v Brian BAKER
  2. Jesse LEVINE [Q] v [WC] Daniel KING-TURNER
  3. Olivier ROCHUS [WC] v Albert RAMOS
  4. BYE v [4] Sam QUERREY
  5. Martin KLIZAN [7] v Xavier MALISSE
  6. Go SOEDA v Santiago GIRALDO
  7. Alejandro FALLA v Grega ZEMLJA
  8. BYE v [2] Philpp KOHLSCREIBER

© photo credit: Richard van loon

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