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

The 2012 Roland Garros men’s main draw singles 1st round matches begin on Sunday 27 May at 11am local time at the Stade Roland Garros site in Paris, France. Roland Garros has 128 players vying for the title, a maximum of 2,000 ATP ranking points and € 1,250,000 (Euros) for the winner and Coupe des Mousquetaires (The Musketeers Cup) to be presented this year by 1982, 1985 and 1988 singles champion Mats Wilander.

The 128-player Roland Garros main draw is divided up between 16 Qualifiers [Q], 8 Wild Cards [WC] and 104 Direct Acceptances. The Top 32 ranked players amongst the 104 Direct Acceptances become the seeds. The 32 seeds were ranked from World No.1 (Novak DJOKOVIC) through to No.35 (Florian MAYER).

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The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the round of 32 is:

  • Novak DJOKOVIC [1] v [30] Jurgen MELZER
  • Andreas SEPPI [22] v [14] Fernando VERDASCO
  • Gilles SIMON [11] v [18] Stanislas WAWRINKA
  • Viktor TROICKI [28] v [5] Jo-Wilfried TSONGA
  • Roger FEDERER [3] v [26] Andy RODDICK
  • Radek STEPANEK [23] v [15] Feliciano LOPEZ
  • Juan Martin DEL POTRO [9] v [21] Marin CILIC
  • Kevin ANDERSON [31] v [7] Tomas BERDYCH

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

  • David FERRER [6] v [27] Mikhail YOUZHNY
  • Marcel GRANOLLERS [20] v [10] John ISNER
  • Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV [16] v [17] Richard GASQUET
  • Bernard TOMIC [25] v [4] Andy MURRAY
  • Janko TIPSAREVIC [8] v [29] Julian BENNETEAU
  • Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER [24] v [12] Nicolas ALMAGRO
  • Juan MONACO [13] v [19] Milos RAONIC
  • Florian MAYER [32] v [2] Rafael NADAL

The 2012 Roland Garros Men’s singles draw is:

  1. Novak DJOKOVIC [1] v Potito STARACE
  2. Blaz KAVCIC v [WC] Lleyton HEWITT
  3. Filip KRAJINOVIC [Q] v [Q] Nicolas DEVILDER
  4. Michael BERRER [Q] v [30] Jurgen MELZER
  5. Andreas SEPPI [22] v Nikolay DAVYDENKO
  6. Mikhail KUKUSHKIN v Ernests GULBIS
  7. Igor SIJSLING [Q] v Gilles MULLER
  8. Steve DARCIS v [14] Fernando VERDASCO
  9. Gilles SIMON [11] v Ryan HARRISON
  10. Xavier MALISSE v [WC] Brian BAKER
  11. Pablo ANDUJAR v Victor HANESCU
  12. Flavio CIPOLLA v [18] Stanislas WAWRINKA
  13. Viktor TROICKI [28] v Thomaz BELLUCCI
  14. Fabio FOGNINI v [WC] Adrian MANNARINO
  15. Cedrik-Marcel STEBE  v Joao SOUZA
  16. Andrey KUZNETSOV [Q] v [5] Jo-Wilfried TSONGA
  17. Roger FEDERER [3] v Tobias KAMKE
  18. Adrian UNGUR v David NALBANDIAN
  19. Frank DANCEVIC v Martin KLIZAN
  20. Nicolas MAHUT v [26] Andy RODDICK
  21. Radek STEPANEK [23] v [LL] David GOFFIN
  22. Arnaud CLEMENT [WC] v Alex BOGOMOLOV JR.
  23. Karol BECK v Lukasz KUBOT
  24. Florent SERRA [Q] v [15] Feliciano LOPEZ
  25. Juan Martin DEL POTRO [9] v Albert MONTANES
  26. Edouard ROGER-VASSELIN v Vasek POSPISIL
  27. Juan Carlos FERRERO v [WC] Jonathan DASNIERES DE VEIGY
  28. Daniel MUNOZ-DE LA NAVA [Q] v [21] Marin CILIC
  29. Kevin ANDERSON [31] v Rui MACHADO
  30. Eric PRODON [WC] v [Q] Horacio ZEBALLOS
  31. Michael LLODRA v Guillermo GARCIA-LOPEZ
  32. Dudi SELA v [7] Tomas BERDYCH

The bottom half of the draw is:

    1. David FERRER [6] v Lukas LACKO
    2. Benoit PAIRE v Albert RAMOS
    3. Ivan DODIG v Robin HAASE
    4. James BLAKE v [27] Mikhail YOUZHNY
    5. Marcel GRANOLLERS [20] v [Q] Joao Sousa
    6. Malek JAZIRI v Philpp PETZSCHNER
    7. Paul-Henri MATHIEU [WC] v Bjorn PHAU
    8. Rogerio DUTRA SILVA [Q] v [10] John ISNER
    9. Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV [16] v Sergiy STAKHOVSKY
    10. Filippo VOLANDRI v [Q] Tommy HAAS
    11. Donald YOUNG v Grigor DIMITROV
    12. Jurgen ZOPP [Q] v [17] Richard GASQUET
    13. Bernard TOMIC [25] v [Q] Andreas HAIDER-MAURER
    14. Santiago GIRALDO v Alejandro FALLA
    15. Jarkko NIEMINEN v Igor ANDREEV
    16. Tatsuma ITO v [4] Andy MURRAY
    17. Janko TIPSAREVIC [8] v Sam QUERREY
    18. Jeremy CHARDY v LU Yen-Hsun
    19. Dmitry TURSUNOV v Go SOEDA
    20. Mischa ZVEREV [Q] v [29] Julien BENNETEAU
    21. Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER [24] v Matthew EBDEN
    22. Olivier ROCHUS v Leonardo MAYER
    23. Juan Ignacio CHELA v Marcos BAGHDATIS
    24. Paolo LORENZI v [12] Nicolas ALMAGRO
    25. Juan MONACO [13] v [WC] Guillaume RUFIN
    26. Lukas ROSOL v Carlos BERLOCQ
    27. Jesse LEVINE [Q] v Benjamin BECKER
    28. Ruben RAMIREZ HIDALGO v [19] Milos RAONIC
    29. Florian MAYER [32] v Daniel GIMENO-TRAVER
    30. Eduardo SCHWANK [Q] v Ivo KARLOVIC
    31. Igor KUNITSYN v Denis ISTOMIN
    32. Simone BOLELLI v [2] Rafael NADAL

 

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