US Open 2010 Men’s Singles Draw

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The 2010 US Open men’s main draw singles matches will begin this Monday 30 August at 11am local time in New York in the USA, which means 11pm Hong Kong time. There are 128 main draw spots divided up between 16 Qualifiers (Q), 8 Wild Cards (WC) and 104 Direct Acceptances.

The seeded players do not receive a BYE in the 1st round of a Grand Slam event. To win the title a player must win 7 best of 5 set matches in a row. For further details about the men’s event you can visit -> US Open 2010 Men’s Schedule of Play. Being seeded means that you the earliest round in the event that you can meet another seeded player is 3rd round in which only 32 players remain. The players name that is bolded is OCA’s prediction of who will win each match.

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

  • (1) Rafael Nadal versus (29) Philipp Kohlschreiber
  • (23) Feliciano Lopez v. (15) Ivan Ljubicic
  • (10) David Ferrer v. (24) Ernests Gulbis
  • (31) David Nalbandian v. (8) Fernando Verdasco
  • (4) Andy Murray v. (25) Stanislas Wawrinka
  • (20) Sam Querrey v. (15) Nicolas Almagro
  • (12) Mikhail Youzhny  v. (18) John Isner
  • (28) Radek Stepanek v. (7) Tomas Berdych

Which are the match ups for the top half of the draw. In the bottom half of the draw, the players who are seeded to meet are:

  • (6) Nikolay Davydenko v. (26) Thomaz Bellucci
  • (17) Gael Monfils v. (9) Andy Roddick
  • (16) Marcos Baghdatis v. (19) Mardy Fish
  • (30) Juan Monaco v. (3) Novak Djokovic
  • (5) Robin Soderling v. (27) Fernando Gonzalez
  • (21) Albert Montanes v. (11) Marin Cilic
  • (13) Jurgen Melzer v. (22) Juan Carlos Ferrero
  • (32) Lleyton Hewitt v. (2) Roger Federer

The 2010 US Open men’s singles draw for the 1st round  is:

  1. (1) Rafael Nadal v. Teimuraz Gabashvili
  2. Maximo Gonzalez v. Denis Istomen
  3. Gilles Simon v. Donald Young
  4. Tobias Kamke v. (29) Philipp Kohlschreiber
  5. (23) Feliciano Lopez v. Santiago Giraldo
  6. Rainer Schuettler v. Qualifier (Q)
  7. Sergiy Stakhovsky v. Peter Luczak
  8. (Q) v. (15) Ivan Ljubicic
  9. (10) David Ferrer v. Alexandr Dolgopolov
  10. Benjamin Becker v. Daniel Brands
  11. Jarkko Nieminen v. Daniel Gimeno-Traver
  12. Jeremy Chardy v. (24) Ernests Gulbis
  13. (31) David Nalbandian v. (Q)
  14. Florent Serra v. Florian Mayer
  15. Pere Riba v. (Q)
  16. Fabio Fognini v. (8) Fernando Verdasco
  17. (4) Andy Murray v. Lukas Lacko
  18. Ruben Ramirez-Hidalgo v. Dustin Brown
  19. Juan Ignacio Chela v. Lu Yen-Hsun
  20. Mikhail Kukushkin v. (25) Stanislas Wawrinka
  21. (20) Sam Querrey v. Bradley Klahn
  22. Marcel Granollers v. Andreas Seppi
  23. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez v. Lukasz Kubot
  24. Potito Starace v. (14) Nicolas Almagro
  25. (12) Mikhail Youzhny v. Andrey Golubev
  26. Dudi Sela v. Xavier Malisse
  27. Jack Sock v. Marco Chiudinelli
  28. Frederico Gil v. (18) John Isner
  29. (28) Radek Stepanek v. Julien Benneteau
  30. Tommy Robredo v. (Q)
  31. Victor Hanescu v. Carlos Berlocq
  32. Michael Llodra v. (7) Tomas Berdych
  33. (6) Nikolay Davydenko v. Michael Russell
  34. Simon Greul v. Richard Gasquet
  35. Kevin Anderson v. Somdev Devvarman
  36. Tim Smyczek v. (26) Thomaz Bellucci
  37. (17) Gael Monfils v. (Q)
  38. Igor Andreev v. Horacio Zeballos
  39. Janko Tipsarevic v. Olivier Rochus
  40. Stephane Robert v. (9) Andy Roddick
  41. (16) Marcos Baghdatis v. Arnaud Clement
  42. Eduardo Schwank v. Robby Ginepri
  43. Pablo Cuevas v. (Q)
  44. Jan Hajek v. (19) Mardy Fish
  45. (30) Juan Monaco v. (Q)
  46. Kristof Vliegen v. James Blake
  47. Philipp Petzschner v. (Q)
  48. Viktor Troicki v. (3) Novak Djokovic
  49. (5) Robin Soderling v. (Q)
  50. Taylor Dent v. Alejandro Falla
  51. Thiemo de Bakker v. (Q)
  52. (Q) v. (27) Fernando Gonzalez
  53. (21) Albert Montanes v. Michal Przysiezny
  54. Carsten Ball v. (Q)
  55. (Q) v. Evgeny Korolev
  56. Illya Marchenko v. (11) Marin Cilic
  57. (13) Jurgen Melzer v. Dmitry Tursunov
  58. (Q) v. Ryan Sweeting
  59. Bjorn Phau v. Ricardo Mello
  60. (Q) v. (22) Juan Carlos Ferrero
  61. (32) Lleyton Hewitt v. Paul-Henri Mathieu
  62. Leonardo Mayer v. Guillaume Rufin
  63. Michael Berrer v. Andreas Beck
  64. Brian Dabul v. (2) Roger Federer

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