Australian Open 2013 Men’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

Andy MurrayThe 2013 Australian Open men’s main draw singles 1st round has just been released. In this post OnCourt Advantage lists details about the types of players in the draw, the seeded match-ups for the 3rd and 4th rounds and the full singles draw in an easy to follow format.

The 2013 Australian Open has 128 players vying for the title, a maximum of 2,000 ATP ranking points, the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy and $2,430,000 for the winner. The 32 seeds ranged in rankings from World No.1 Novak DJOKOVIC through to No.35 Julien BENNETEAU. The French reciprocal wildcard was transferred to current No.119 Josselin OUANNA after initially being assigned to current No.108 Nicolas Mahut, after Mahut withdrew from the Australian Open.

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] and a lucky loser is [LL].

In the full draw listed below, only the Top 16 seeds names are bolded to make the possible round of 16 match-ups stand out for you. Click this link for-> the entire tournament schedule of play, which includes the round-by-round breakdown of prize money plus ranking points and other interesting details.

The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the 3rd round is:

  • Novak DJOKOVIC [1] v [31] Radek STEPANEK
  • Sam QUERREY [20] v [15] Stanislas WAWRINKA
  • Juan MONACO [11] v [22] Fernando VERDASCO
  • Jurgen MELZER [26] v [5] Tomas BERDYCH
  • David FERRER [4] v [28] Marcos BAGHDATIS
  • Mikhail YOUZHNY [23] v [16] Kei NISHIKORI
  • Nicolas ALMAGRO [10] v [24] Jerzy JANOWICZ
  • Julien BENNETEAU [32] v [8] Janko TIPSAREVIC

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

  • Juan Martin DEL POTRO [6] v [30] Marcel GRANOLLERS
  • Andreas SEPPI [21] v [12] Marin CILIC
  • Gilles SIMON [14] v [18] Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV
  • Florian MAYER [25] v [3] Andy MURRAY
  • Jo-Wilfried TSONGA [7] v [29] Thomaz BELLUCCI
  • Tommy HAAS [19] v [9] Richard GASQUET
  • Milos RAONIC [13] v [17] Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER
  • Martin KLIZAN [27] v [2] Roger FEDERER

The 2013 Australian Open men’s singles draw is:

  1. Novak DJOKOVIC [1] v Paul-Henri MATHIEU
  2. Ryan HARRISON v Santiago GIRALDO
  3. Arnau BRUGUES-DAVI [Q] v Feliciano LOPEZ
  4. Viktor TROICKI v [31] Radek STEPANEK
  5. Sam QUERREY [20] v [Q] Daniel MUNOZ-DE LA NAVA
  6. Alex BOGOMOLOV Jnr. [Q] v Brian BAKER
  7. Tobias KAMKE v Flavio CIPOLLA
  8. Cedrik-Marcel STEBE [Q] v [15] Stanislas WAWRINKA
  9. Juan MONACO [11] v Andrey KUZNETSOV
  10. Kevin ANDERSON v Paolo LORENZI
  11. Xavier MALISSE v Pablo ANDUJAR
  12. David GOFFIN v [22] Fernando VERDASCO
  13. Jurgen MELZER [26] v Mikhail KUKUSHKIN
  14. Fabio FOGINI v Roberto BAUTISTA AGUT
  15. Julian REISTER [Q] v Guillaume RUFIN
  16. Michael RUSSELL v [5] Tomas BERDYCH
  17. David FERRER [4] v Olivier ROCHUS
  18. Ivo KARLOVIC v [LL] Tim SMYCZEK
  19. John MILLMAN [WC] v Tatsuma ITO
  20. Albert RAMOS v [28] Marcos BAGHDATIS
  21. Mikhail YOUZHNY [23] v Matthew EBDEN
  22. Evgeny DONSKOY v Adrian UNGUR
  23. Maxime AUTHOM [Q] v Carlos BERLOCQ
  24. Victor HANESCU v [16] Kei NISHIKORI
  25. Nicolas ALMAGRO [10] v [Q] Steve JOHNSON
  26. Daniel GIMENO-TRAVER v Lukasz KUBOT
  27. Bjorn PHAU v Somdev DEVVARMAN
  28. Simone BOLELLI v [24] Jerzy JANOWICZ
  29. Julien BENETEAU [32] v Grigor DIMITROV
  30. Edouard ROGER-VASSELIN v [Q] Ruben BEMELMANS
  31. Lukas LACKO v Gilles MULLER
  32. Lleyton HEWITT v [8] Janko TIPSAREVIC

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. Juan Martin DEL POTRO [6] v [Q] Adrian MANNARINO
  2. Aljaz BEDENE v Benjamin BECKER
  3. Jeremy CHARDY v [Q] Adrian MENENDEZ-MACEIRAS
  4. Grega ZEMLJA v [30] Marcel GRANOLLERS
  5. Andreas SEPPI [21] v Horacio ZEBALLOS
  6. Igor SIJSLING v Denis ISTOMIN
  7. Guillermo GARCIA-LOPEZ v [Q] Rajeev RAM
  8. Marinko MATOSEVIC v [12] Marin CILIC
  9. Gilles SIMON [14] v Filippo VOLANDRI
  10. Tommy ROBREDO v Jesse LEVINE
  11. LU Yen-Hsun v Ruben RAMIREZ HIDALGO
  12. Gael MONFILS v [18] Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV
  13. Florian MAYER [25] v [WC] Rhyne WILLIAMS
  14. Ricardas BERANKIS [Q] v Sergiy STAKHOVSKY
  15. Joao SOUSA v [WC] John-Patrick SMITH
  16. Robin HAASE v [3] Andy MURRAY
  17. Jo-Wilfried TSONGA [7] v Michael LLODRA
  18. Go SOEDA v [WC] Luke SAVILLE
  19. James DUCKWORTH [WC] v [WC] Benjamin MITCHELL
  20. Blaz KAVCIC v [29] Thomaz BELLUCCI
  21. Tommy HAAS [19] v Jarkko NIEMINEN
  22. Ivan DODIG v [WC] WU Di
  23. Josselin OUANNA [WC] v Alejandro FALLA
  24. Albert MONTANES v [9] Richard GASQUET
  25. Milos RAONIC [13] v Jan HAJEK
  26. Jamie BAKER [Q] v Lukas ROSOL
  27. Amir WEINTRAUB [Q] v Guido PELLA
  28. Steve DARCIS v [19] Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER
  29. Martin KLIZAN [27] v [Q] Daniel BRANDS
  30. Bernard TOMIC v Leonardo MAYER
  31. Dudi SELA [Q] v Nikolay DAVYDENKO
  32. Benoit PAIRE v [2] Roger FEDERER

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