The 2013 Miami Open men’s main draw singles 3rd round matches are scheduled to be played over two days, the top half of the draw on Sunday 24 March and the bottom half of the draw on Monday 25th. Below OnCourt Advantage lists the 3rd round men’s singles main draw, highlights the seeded players expected to progress through to the round of 16, plus how the seeds, wild cards and qualifiers have performed to date.
This the full 3rd round order of play-> Miami 2013 order of play, here are all of the Miami 2013 Men’s results and this is-> the entire tournament schedule of play which, includes the round-by-round breakdown of prize money and ranking points.
Four of the twelve qualifiers defeated higher ranked opponents in the first round but none of whom were unable to out perform any of the seeds (Dudi SELA, Dmitry TURSUNOV, Olivier ROCHUS and Guillaume RUFIN).
Three of the four wildcards also won their 1st round matches – Veterans Lleyton HEWITT and James BLAKE, plus Guido PELLA. Only current No.95 and 7th highest-ranked American James BLAKE won through to the 3rd round. Another win for the 33-year-old Blake should see him nudge 34-year-old Michael Russell out to become the 5th highest ranked American after ensuring he overtakes American No.6 20-year-old Ryan Harrison by taking him out here in the 1st round 6-2 6-2.
Eleven of the 32 seeds were upset in their first match of this tournament in the 2nd round by unseeded opponents. The highest seeds to be upset were the Top 2 Argentinians – No.5 Juan Martin del Potro by German No.6 Tobias KAMKE who is currently the World No.89 and No.12 Juan Monaco by Spanish No.10 and current No.61 Albert RAMOS who plays against Blake for a spot in the last 16 to play possibly Kamke for a spot in the quarter finals!
The 2013 Miami men’s singles draw for the 3rd round is:
- Novak DJOKOVIC  v Somdev DEVVARMAN
- Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV  v  Tommy HAAS
- Gilles SIMON  v Grega ZEMLJA
- Kevin ANDERSON  v  Janko TIPSAREVIC
- David FERRER  v  Fabio FOGNINI
- Xavier MALISSE v  Kei NISHIKORI
- Albert RAMOS v [WC] James BLAKE
- Jurgen MELZER v Tobias KAMKE
The bottom half of the draw is:
- Richard GASQUET  v  Mikhail YOUZHNY
- David GOFFIN v  Nicolas ALMAGRO
- Milos RAONIC  v  Sam QUERREY
- Alejandro FALLA v  Tomas BERDYCH
- Jo-Wilfried TSONGA  v Jarkko NIEMINEN
- John ISNER  v  Marin CILIC
- Andreas SEPPI  v Thomaz BELLUCCI
- Grigor DIMITROV  v  Andy MURRAY
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