Roland Garros 2012 Men’s Qualifying Singles Draw: 1st Round

The 2012 Roland Garros men’s qualifying singles draw 1st round matches begin on Tuesday 22 May at 11am local time in Paris, France. Roland Garros 2012 is the 8th MAJOR tournament of the “BIG 14″ tournaments each year and has 240 players vying for the title, a maximum of 2,000 ATP ranking points and € 1,250,000 (Euros) in prize money for the winner. In this post some interesting facts about the men’s qualifying and the full list of the qualifying draw will be provided.

Roland Garros has a 128 player qualifying singles draw divided up between 8 Wild Cards [WC] and 120 Direct Acceptances vying for the 16 spots allocated to qualifiers in the singles main draw. The Top 32 ranked players amongst the 120 Direct Acceptances according to the ATP rankings on 21 May 2012 become the 32 seeds. The 32 seeds were ranked from world No.89 (Marinko MATOSEVIC) through to No.144 (Teymuraz GABASHVILI).

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Click the following link for further details about the 2012 Roland Garros men’s qualifying singles draw, including the round-by-round breakdown of prize money and ranking points.

The 2012 Roland Garros men’s qualifying singles draw is:

  1. Marinko MATOSEVIC [1] v Mathieu RODRIGUES
  2. Carlos SALAMANCA v Marc GICQUEL
  3. Izak VAN DER MERWE v Thiago ALVES
  4. Julien OBRY [WC] v [22] Jesse LEVINE
  5. Matthias BACHINGER [2] v Adrian MENENDEZ-MACEIRAS
  6. Erik CHVOJKA v Jan MERTL
  7. Facundo BAGNIS v Eduardo SCHWANK
  8. Denis KUDLA v [29] James WARD
  9. Jurgen ZOPP [3] v Philipp OSWALD
  10. Martin FISCHER v Robby GINEPRI
  11. Gianluca NASO v Yuichi SUGITA
  12. Josselin OUANNA v [32] Teymuraz GABASHVILI
  13. Karol BECK [4] v Jimmy WANG
  14. ZHANG Ze v Nikola CIRIC
  15. Augustin VELOTTI v Andreas HAIDER-MAURER
  16. Maxime TEIXEIRA v [26] Marco CHIUDINELLI
  17. Daniel BRANDS [5] v James DUCKWORTH
  18. Matteo VIOLA v Franco  SKUGOR
  19. Filip KRAJINOVIC v Dusan LOJDA
  20. Yuri SCHUKIN v [24] Bobby REYNOLDS
  21. Paul CAPDEVILLE [6] v Yannick MERTENS
  22. Amir WEINTRAUB v Andrey KUZNETSOV
  23. Pierre-Hugues HERBERT [WC] v [WC] Axel MICHON
  24. YANG Tsung-Hua v [28] Aljaz BEDENE
  25. Frederico GIL [7] v Jerzy JANOWICZ
  26. Inigo CERVANTES v Stefan SEIFERT
  27. Hiroki MORIYA v Josh GOODALL
  28. Diego JUNQUEIRA v [17] Igor SIJSLING
  29. Horacio ZEBALLOS [8] v  Stephane ROBERT
  30. Peter POLANSKY v Thomas SCHOOREL
  31. Maxime AUTHOM v Harri HELIOVAARA
  32. Peter GOJOWCZYK v [25] Wayne ODESNIK
  33. David GOFFIN [9] v Gregoire BURQUIER
  34. Jesse HUTA GALUNG v Simone VAGNOZZI
  35. Ivo MINAR v Andrey GOLUBEV (the former World No.33 is pictured above)
  36. Dusan LAJOVIC v [27] Joao SOUSA
  37. Michael RUSSELL [10] v Simon GREUL
  38. Martin ALUND v Danai UDOMCHOKE
  39. Alex KUZNETSOV v Michael YANI
  40. Florent SERRA v [31] Rik DE VOEST
  41. Tommy HAAS [11] v Guido PELLA
  42. Robert FARAH v Marco TRUNGELLITI
  43. Ivan NAVARRO v Denis GREMELMAYR
  44. Amer DELIC v [23] Ruben BEMELMANS
  45. Michael BERRER [12] v [WC] Fabrice MARTIN
  46. Benjamin MITCHELL v [WC] Albano OLIVETTI
  47. Romain JOUAN v Evgeny DONSKOY
  48. Pavol CERVENAK v [20] Grega ZEMLJA
  49. Roberto BAUTISTA-AGUT [13] v Mischa ZVEREV
  50. Guillermo OLASO v Kamil CAPKOVIC
  51. Vincent MILLOT [WC] v Sergei BUBKA
  52. Arnau BRUGUES-DAVI v [19] Jan HAJEK
  53. Federico DELBONIS [14] v Tim SMYCZEK
  54. Maximo GONZALEZ v Laurynas GRIGELIS
  55. Peter TOREBKO v Jamie BAKER
  56. Julio SILVA v [21] Daniel MUNOZ-DE LA NAVA
  57. Antonio VEIC [15] v Kenny DE SCHEPPER
  58. Greg JONES v Jan HERNYCH
  59. Gastao ELIAS v [WC] Nicolas DEVILDER
  60. Konstantin KRAVCHUK v [18] Marsel ILHAN
  61. Rogerio DUTRA SILVA [16] v Dustin BROWN
  62. Laurent ROCHETTE [WC] v Victor ESTRELLA
  63. Javier MARTI v [WC] David GUEZ
  64. Stefano GALVANI v [30] Augustin GENSSE

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