Wimbledon 2012 Men’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

The 2012 Wimbledon men’s main draw singles 1st round matches begin on Monday 25 June at 11am local time at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London, United Kingdom. Wimbledon has 128 players vying for the title, the trophy, “The All England Lawn Tennis Club Single Handed Champion of the World”, a maximum of 2,000 ATP ranking points and £1,150,000 (pounds sterling) for the winner.

The 128-player Wimbledon 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 ranged in rankings from World No.1 and defending Wimbledon champion Novak DJOKOVIC through to No.33 and three-time Wimbledon runner-up Andy RODDICK.

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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 [28] Radek STEPANEK
  • Marcel GRANOLLERS [24] v [15] Juan MONACO
  • Nicolas ALMAGRO [12] v [18] Richard GASQUET
  • Florian MAYER [31] v [6] Tomas BERDYCH
  • Roger FEDERER [3] v [29] Julien BENNETEAU
  • Fernando VERDASCO [17] v [13] Gilles SIMON
  • John ISNER [11] v [23] Andreas SEPPI
  • Mikhail YOUZHNY [26] v [8] Janko TIPSAREVIC

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

  • David FERRER [7] v [30] Andy RODDICK
  • Kei NISHIKORI [19] v [9] Juan Martin DEL POTRO
  • Marin CILIC [16] v [21] Milos RAONIC
  • Kevin ANDERSON [32] v [4] Andy MURRAY
  • Jo-Wilfried TSONGA [5] v [25] Stanislas WAWRINKA
  • Bernard TOMIC [20] v [10] Mardy FISH
  • Feliciano LOPEZ [14] v [22] Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV
  • Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER [27] v [2] Rafael NADAL

The 2012 Wimbledon men’s singles draw is:

  1. Novak DJOKOVIC [1] v Juan Carlos FERRERO
  2. Ryan HARRISON v LU Yen-Hsun
  3. Benjamin BECKER v James BLAKE
  4. Sergiy STAKHOVSKY v [28] Radek STEPANEK
  5. Marcel GRANOLLERS [24] v Viktor TROICKI
  6. Martin KLIZAN v Juan Ignacio CHELA
  7. Jeremy CHARDY v Filippo VOLANDRI
  8. Leonardo MAYER v [15] Juan MONACO
  9. Nicolas ALMAGRO [12] v Olivier ROCHUS
  10. Guillaume RUFIN [Q] v Steve DARCIS
  11. Carlos BERLOCQ v [Q] Ruben BEMELMANS
  12. Tobias KAMKE v [18] Richard GASQUET
  13. Florian MAYER [31] v Dmitry TURSUNOV
  14. Philipp PETZSCHNER v Blaz KAVCIC
  15. Simone BOLELLI [Q] v [Q] Jerzy JANOWICZ
  16. Ernests GULBIS v [6] Tomas BERDYCH
  17. Roger FEDERER [3] v Albert RAMOS
  18. Fabio FOGNINI v Michael LLODRA
  19. Adrian MENEDEZ-MACEIRAS [Q] v [Q] Michael RUSSELL
  20. Gilles MULLER v [29] Julien BENNETEAU
  21. Fernando VERDASCO [17] v [Q] Jimmy WANG
  22. Grega ZEMLJA [WC] v [WC] Josh GOODALL
  23. Xavier MALISSE v Marinko MATOSEVIC
  24. Paul-Henri MATHIEU v [13] Gilles SIMON
  25. John ISNER [11] v Alejandro FALLA
  26. Paolo LORENZI v Nicolas MAHUT
  27. Igor ANDREEV v [WC] Oliver GOLDING
  28. Denis ISTOMIN v [23] Andreas SEPPI
  29. Mikhail YOUZHNY [26] v Donald YOUNG
  30. Inigo CERVANTES [Q] v Flavio CIPOLLA
  31. Ryan SWEETING [Q] v Potito STARACE
  32. David NALBANDIAN v [8] Janko TIPSAREVIC

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. David FERRER [7] v [Q] Dustin BROWN
  2. Kenny DE SCHEPPER [Q] v Matthias BACHINGER
  3. Wayne ODESNIK [LL] v Bjorn PHAU
  4. Jamie BAKER [WC] v [30] Andy RODDICK
  5. Kei NISHIKORI [19] v Mikhail KUKUSHKIN
  6. Andrey KUZNETSOV [Q] v [Q] Florent SERRA
  7. Go SOEDA v Igor KUNITSYN
  8. Robin HAASE v [9] Juan Martin DEL POTRO
  9. Marin CILIC [16] v Cedrik-Marcel STEBE
  10. Tatsuma ITO v Lukasz KUBOT
  11. Vasek POSPISIL v Sam QUERREY
  12. Santiago GIRALDO v [21] Milos RAONIC
  13. Kevin ANDERSON [32] v Grigor DIMITROV
  14. Albert MONTANES v Marcos BAGHDATIS
  15. Ivo KARLOVIC v Dudi SELA
  16. Nikolay DAVYDENKO v [4] Andy MURRAY
  17. Jo-Wilfried TSONGA [5] v [WC] Lleyton HEWITT
  18. Edouard ROGER-VASSELIN v Guillermo GARCIA-LOPEZ
  19. Lukas LACKO v Adrian UNGUR
  20. Jurgen MELZER v [25] Stanislas WAWRINKA
  21. Bernard TOMIC [20] v [WC] David GOFFIN
  22. Jesse LEVINE [Q] v Karol BECK
  23. James WARD [WC] v Pablo ANDUJAR
  24. Ruben RAMIREZ HIDALGO v [10] Mardy FISH
  25. Feliciano LOPEZ [14] v Jarkko NIEMINEN
  26. Brian BAKER [Q] v Rui MACHADO
  27. Matthew EBDEN v Benoit PAIRE
  28. Alex BOGOMOLOV JR v [22] Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV
  29. Philipp KOHLSCHREIBER [27] v [WC] Tommy HAAS
  30. Jurgen ZOPP [Q] v Malek JAZIRI
  31. Lukas ROSOL v Ivan DODIG
  32. Thomaz BELLUCCI v [2] Rafael NADAL

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