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Australian Open entry lists out, stars miss out on seedings

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Spain’s Feliciano Lopez could have a tough first round draw after being confirmed in a place outside the seedings (Zimbio.com)

The entry lists for the first grand slam tournament of 2018 have been released. A lot of familiar names look set for unfamiliar seedings.

 

World No.1 Rafael Nadal is the top seed. He is followed by Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov, and Alexander Zverev.

Yet is further down the lists that some names look oddly placed. Novak Djokovic is set for the 12th seed, one place behind Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro. Fellow former No.1 Andy Murray is set to be seeded 16th. Former grand slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic are set for the 21st and 24th seeds respectively.

In the 30th seeded position Bosnia’s Damir Dzumhur looks set for a seeding at a grand slam for the first time in his career. Richard Gasquet (31) and Pablo Cuevas (32) grab the last two seedings according to this entry list. Cuevas earned a timely move up the rankings late in the season after winning the Montevideo Challenger that boosted his chances of a seed.

Some familiar names have missed out completely on seedings. Former Roland Garros finalist David Ferrer (37) will be a tough draw for anyone in the first round, as will Queen’s champion Feliciano Lopez (36). Other names without seedings include Fernando Verdasco, Gael Monfils, and Gilles Simon.

Next Gen stars Andrey Rublev, Jared Donaldson, and Denis Shapovalov will also feature after being confirmed. Four players have a protected ranking strong enough for direct entry into the event. These players are Andreas Haider-Maurer, Yoshihito Nishioka, John Millman, and Ricardas Berankis.

The first group of alternates are also listed. These are players to be moved into the main draw should a withdrawal take place. These include the United States’ Taylor Fritz, former Australian Open finalist Marcos Baghdatis, and Davis Cup winner Nicolas Mahut. James Duckworth and Pablo Andujar’s protected rankings are enough to see them into the alternates list.

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Entry List For The Australian Open Announced

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The acceptance list for the men’s Australian Open 2020 has been announced and it includes the world’s best 98 players.

 

The Australian Open 2020 will be played from the 20th of January to the 3rd of February on revamped courts, as “Greenset Worldwide” is set to replace the Plexicushion as the official court surface supplier. Greenset will work with the other ATP Australian tournaments as well, which are the ATP Cup and the Adelaide International.

The entry list has the original cut-off at 98 (Egor Gerasimov with last direct acceptance), while 6 players have used their protected-ranking to get in: they are Juan Martin Del Potro, Mackenzie McDonald, Vasek Pospisil, Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, Yen-Hsun Lu and Alexandr Dolgopolov.

Three wild-cards have already been given to USA’s Marcos Giron (USTA WC), Japan’s Tatsuma Ito (winner of the Asia-Pacific Wild-Card Play-off) and France’s Hugo Gaston.

 

Australian Open (AUS, Hard outdoor) entry list:
Nadal, Rafael (ESP)
Djokovic, Novak (SRB)
Federer, Roger (SUI)
Thiem, Dominic (AUT)
Medvedev, Daniil (RUS)
Tsitsipas, Stefanos (GRE)
Zverev, Alexander (GER)
Berrettini, Matteo (ITA)
Bautista-Agut, Roberto (ESP)
Monfils, Gael (FRA)
Goffin, David (BEL)
Fognini, Fabio (ITA)
Nishikori, Kei (JPN)
Schwartzman, Diego (ARG)
Shapovalov, Denis (CAN)
Wawrinka, Stan (SUI)
Khachanov, Karen (RUS)
De Minaur, Alex (AUS)
Isner, John (USA)
Dimitrov, Grigor (BUL)
Auger-Aliassime, Felix (CAN)
Pouille, Lucas (FRA)
Rublev, Andrey (RUS)
Paire, Benoit (FRA)
Pella, Guido (ARG)
Basilashvili, Nikoloz (GEO)
Carreno-Busta, Pablo (ESP)
Coric, Borna (CRO)
Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried (FRA)
Kyrgios, Nick (AUS)
Raonic, Milos (CAN)
Fritz, Taylor (USA)
Garin, Cristian (CHI)
Lajovic, Dusan (SRB)
Struff, Jan-Lennard (GER)
Opelka, Reilly (USA)
Hurkacz, Hubert (POL)
Djere, Laslo (SRB)
Cilic, Marin (CRO)
Krajinovic, Filip (SRB)
Ramos-Vinolas, Albert (ESP)
Evans, Daniel (GBR)
Mannarino, Adrian (FRA)
Querrey, Sam (USA)
Cuevas, Pablo (URU)
Albot, Radu (MDA)
Tiafoe, Frances (USA)
Millman, John (AUS)
Verdasco, Fernando (ESP)
Londero, Juan Ignacio (ARG)
Chardy, Jeremy (FRA)
Sonego, Lorenzo (ITA)
Norrie, Cameron (GBR)
Ruud, Casper (NOR)
Simon, Gilles (FRA)
Bublik, Alexander (KAZ)
Humbert, Ugo (FRA)
Bedene, Aljaz (SLO)
Kecmanovic, Miomir (SRB)
Sousa, Joao (POR)
Gasquet, Richard (FRA)
Lopez, Feliciano (ESP)
Thompson, Jordan (AUS)
Andujar, Pablo (ESP)
Herbert, Pierre-Hugues (FRA)
Berankis, Ricardas (LTU)
Kukushkin, Mikhail (KAZ)
Sandgren, Tennys (USA)
Edmund, Kyle (GBR)
Fucsovics, Marton (HUN)
Cecchinato, Marco (ITA)
Seppi, Andreas (ITA)
Nishioka, Yoshihito (JPN)
Ymer, Mikael (SWE)
Dellien, Hugo (BOL)
Delbonis, Federico (ARG)
Jarry, Nicolas (CHI)
Sinner, Jannick (ITA)
Kohlschreiber, Philipp (GER)
Carballes Baena, Roberto (ESP)
Uchiyama, Yasutaka (JPN)
Barrere, Gregoire (FRA)
Moutet, Corentin (FRA)
Travaglia, Stefano (ITA)
Johnson, Steve (USA)
Munar, Jaume (ESP)
Davidovich Fokina, Alejandro (ESP)
Kwon, Soonwoo (KOR)
Monteiro, Thiago (BRA)
Paul, Tommy (USA)
Anderson, Kevin (RSA)
Mayer, Leonardo (ARG)
Dzumhur, Damir (BIH)
Koepfer, Dominik (GER)
Karlovic, Ivo (CRO)
Caruso, Salvatore (ITA)
Popyrin, Alexei (AUS)
Gerasimov, Egor (BLR)
Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG) PR
McDonald, Mackenzie (USA) PR
Pospisil, Vasek (CAN) PR
Stebe, Cedrik-Marcel (GER) PR
Lu, Yen-Hsun (TPE) PR
Dolgopolov, Alexandr (UKR) PR
WC Giron, Marcos (USA)
WC Ito, Tatsuma (JPN)
WC Gaston, Hugo (FRA)
(WC, Australian Open Play-off)
(WC)
(WC)
(WC)
(WC)
Alternates:
1. Harris, Lloyd (RSA)
2. Donaldson, Jared (USA) PR
3. Duckworth, James (AUS)
4. Majchrazak, Kamil (POL)
5. Giron, Marcos (USA)
6. Sugita, Yuichi (JPN)
7. Laaksonen, Henri (SUI)
8. Vesely, Jiri (CZE)
9. Schnur, Brayden (CAN)
10. Martin, Andrej (SVK)

 

 

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Entry List For Winston-Salem LIVE

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The last ATP tournament before the Us Open will take place in Winston Salem (North Carolina) at the Wake Forest University. 

 

The Winston-Salem Open, an ATP 250 event, took the place of the Pilot Pen Tennis in New Haven in 2011. John Isner is the only American former champion, while Russia’s Daniil Medvedev won the last edition.

The tournament will be played on outdoor hard courts, from the 17th to the 24th of August. Kevin Anderson, Alexander Bublik, Tomas Berdych and Feliciano Lopez have committed to play.

NEWS: Andy Murray has received the last Wild-Card for the main draw.

NEWS: Nikoloz Basilashvili has withdrawn from the tournament, Joao Monteiro has taken his place.

NEWS: Kevin Anderson pulls out and he is replaced by Frances Tiafoe.

 

ATP 250 Winston-Salem (USA, Hard), entry list:
Andujar, Pablo (ESP)
OUT Basilashvili, Nikoloz (GEO)
Bublik, Alexander (KAZ)
Carballes Baena, Roberto (ESP)
Carreno-Busta, Pablo (ESP)
Cecchinato, Marco (ITA)
Chardy, Jeremy (FRA)
Copil, Marius (ROU)
OUT Coric, Borna (CRO)
OUT Cuevas, Pablo (URU)
OUT Delbonis, Federico (ARG)
OUT Dellien, Hugo (BOL)
Evans, Daniel (GBR)
Fabbiano, Thomas (ITA)
Haase, Robin (NED)
Harris, Lloyd (RSA)
Humbert, Ugo (FRA)
Hurkacz, Hubert (POL)
Jarry, Nicolas (CHI)
Johnson, Steve (USA)
Kecmanovic, Miomir (SRB)
OUT Klahn, Bradley (USA)
Klizan, Martin (SVK)
OUT Kovalik, Jozef (SVK)
Krajinovic, Filip (SRB)
OUT Kukushkin, Mikhail (KAZ)
Lopez, Feliciano (ESP)
OUT Mannarino, Adrian (FRA)
Millman, John (AUS)
Moutet, Corentin (FRA)
OUT Nishioka, Yoshihito (JPN)
Paire, Benoit (FRA)
Querrey, Sam (USA)
Rublev, Andrey (RUS)
Ruud, Casper (NOR)
Seppi, Andreas (ITA)
Sonego, Lorenzo (ITA)
Sousa, Joao (POR)
WC Tiafoe, Frances (USA)
WC Berdych, Tomas (CZE)
WC Shapovalov, Denis (CAN)
WC Murray, Andy (GBR)
Alternates:
IN Munar, Jaume (ESP)
IN Gunneswaran, Prajnesh (IND)
IN Sandgren, Tennys (USA)
OUT Ebden, Matthew (AUS)
IN Stebe, Cedrik-Marsel (GER)
OUT Tomic, Bernard (AUS)
IN Laaksonen, Henri (SUI)
OUT Maden, Yannick (GER)
IN Ramos-Vinolas, Albert (ESP)
OUT Jaziri, Malek (TUN)
IN Popyrin, Alexei (AUS)
OUT Travaglia, Stefano (ITA)
IN Hoang, Antoine (FRA)
OUT Granollers, Marcel (ESP)
OUT Sousa, Pedro (POR)
OUT Majchrzak, Kamil (POL)
OUT Daniel, Taro (JPN)
IN Kudla, Denis (USA)
OUT Schnur, Brayden (CAN)
IN Monteiro, Thiago (BRA)
OUT Istomin, Denis (UZB)
OUT Giustino, Lorenzo (ITA)
IN Lee, Duckhee (KOR)
IN Weintraub, Amir (ISR)
1. Smith, Roy (USA)

 

 

ATP 250 Winston-Salem, qualifying:
Dzumhur, Damir (BIH)
Fratangelo, Bjorn (USA)
OUT Gunneswaran, Prajnesh (IND)
OUT Hoang, Antoine (FRA)
OUT Kudla, Denis (USA)
OUT Laaksonen, Henri (SUI)
OUT Majchrzak, Kamil (POL)
OUT Mayer, Leonardo (ARG)
OUT Monteiro, Thiago (BRA)
OUT Paul, Tommy (USA)
OUT Popyrin, Alexei (AUS)
OUT Ramos-Vinolas, Albert (ESP)
OUT Sandgren, Tennys (USA)
OUT Schnur, Brayden (CAN)
WC Chrysochos, Petros (CYP)
(WC)
Alternates:
IN Giron, Marcos (USA)
OUT Duckworth, James (AUS)
OUT Sock, Jack (USA)
OUT Krueger, Mitchell (USA)
IN Eubanks, Christopher (USA)
OUT Janvier, Maxime (FRA)
OUT Quiroz, Roberto (ECU)
OUT Smith, John-Patrick (AUS)
OUT Uchida, Kaichi (JPN)
IN Viola, Matteo (ITA)
IN Weintraub, Amir (ISR)
IN Krawietz, Kevin (GER)
OUT Stebe, Cedrik-Marsel (GER)
OUT Myneni, Saketh (IND)
IN Peliwo, Filip (CAN)
IN Gojo, Borna (CRO)
OUT Cressy, Maxime (USA)
IN Arevalo, Marcelo (ESA)
OUT Nam, Ji Sung (TPE)
OUT Cid Subervi, Roberto (DOM)
OUT Wang, Tak Khunn (FRA)
IN Smith, Roy (USA)
OUT Redlicki, Michael (USA)
IN King, Kevin (USA)
OUT Sarkissian, Alexander (USA)
OUT Mena, Facundo (ARG)
OUT Doumbia, Sadio (FRA)
IN Sarmiento, Raymond (USA)
OUT Bangoura, Sekou (USA)
IN Nguyen, Daniel (USA)
1. Galarneau, Alexis (CAN)
2. Redlicki, Martin (USA)
3. Mansouri, Skander (TUN)

 

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Entry List For Cincinnati LIVE

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The American hard-court season continues with the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.

 

ATP Master 1000 Cincinnati (OH, USA, hard), entry list:
Albot, Radu (MDA)
OUT Anderson, Kevin (RSA)
Auger-Aliassime, Felix (CAN)
Basilashvili, Nikoloz (GEO)
Bautista-Agut, Roberto (ESP)
Berrettini, Matteo (ITA)
Cecchinato, Marco (ITA)
Cilic, Marin (CRO)
Coric, Borna (CRO)
De Minaur, Alex (AUS)
OUT Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG)
Djere, Laslo (SRB)
Djokovic, Novak (SRB)
Edmund, Kyle (GBR)
Federer, Roger (SUI)
Fognini, Fabio (ITA)
Fritz, Taylor (USA)
Garin, Cristian (CHI)
Gasquet, Richard (FRA)
Goffin, David (BEL)
Herbert, Pierre-Hugues (FRA)
Isner, John (USA)
Khachanov, Karen (RUS)
Kyrgios, Nick (AUS)
Lajovic, Dusan (SRB)
Mannarino, Adrian (FRA)
Medvedev, Daniil (RUS)
Monfils, Gael (FRA)
Nadal, Rafael (ESP)
Nishikori, Kei (JPN)
Paire, Benoit (FRA)
Pella, Guido (ARG)
Pouille, Lucas (FRA)
Raonic, Milos (CAN)
Schwartzman, Diego (ARG)
Shapovalov, Denis (CAN)
Simon, Gilles (FRA)
Struff, Jan-Lennard (GER)
Thiem, Dominic (AUT)
Tiafoe, Frances (USA)
Tsitsipas, Stefanos (GRE)
Verdasco, Fernando (ESP)
Wawrinka, Stan (SUI)
Zverev, Alexander (GER)
(SE)
Alternates:
IN Thompson, Jordan (AUS)
IN Sonego, Lorenzo (ITA)
IN Hurkacz, Hubert (POL)
1. Dimitrov, Grigor (BUL)
2. Carreno Busta, Pablo (ESP)
3. Fucsovics, Marton (HUN)
4. Krajinovic, Filip (SRB)
5. Jarry, Nicolas (CHI)
6. Lopez, Feliciano (ESP)
7. Norrie, Cameron (GBR)

 

 

ATP Master 1000 Cincinnati, qualifying:
Bublik, Alexander (KAZ)
Carreno Busta, Pablo (ESP)
Delbonis, Federico (ARG)
Evans, Daniel (GBR)
Fucsovics, Marton (HUN)
OUT Humbert, Ugo (FRA)
OUT Hurkacz, Hubert (POL)
OUT Jarry, Nicolas (CHI)
Kecmanovic, Miomir (SRB)
OUT Klizan, Martin (SVK)
Kohlschreiber, Philipp (GER)
Kukushkin, Mikhail (KAZ)
OUT Londero, Juan Ignacio (ARG)
Lopez, Feliciano (ESP)
Millman, John (AUS)
Nishioka, Yoshihito (JPN)
Norrie, Cameron (GBR)
OUT Opelka, Reilly (USA)
Ruud, Casper (NOR)
Sandgren, Tennys (USA)
OUT Sonego, Lorenzo (ITA)
Sousa, Joao (POR)
OUT Thompson, Jordan (AUS)
OUT Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried (FRA)
Alternates:
IN Chardy, Jeremy (FRA)
IN Karlovic, Ivo (CRO)
IN Harris, Lloyd (RSA)
IN Copil, Marius (ROU)
IN Haase, Robin (NED)
IN Johnson, Steve (USA)
IN Klahn, Bradley (USA)
IN Popyrin, Alexei (AUS)
IN Kudla, Denis (USA)
1. Caruso, Salvatore (ITA)
2. Hoang, Antoine (FRA)
3. Tomic, Bernard (AUS)
4. Istomin, Denis (UZB)
5. Barrere, Gregoire (FRA)
6. Daniel, Taro (JPN)
7. Ymer, Elias (SWE)
8. Paul, Tommy (USA)
9. Gulbis, Ernests (LAT)
10. Harrison, Ryan (USA)

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