Friday, May 24, 2013

Roland Garros 2013 Men's Draw

Novak Djokovic (SRB) [1] v David Goffin (BEL)
Ivan Dodig (CRO) v Guido Pella (ARG)
Alex Kuznetsov (USA) [WC] v Lucas Pouille (FRA) [WC]
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) [26] v Alejandro Falla (COL)

Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR) [22] v Dmitry Tursunov (RUS)
Bernard Tomic (AUS) v Victor Hanescu (ROU)
Simone Bolelli (ITA) v Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE)
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) [16] v Qualifier

Tommy Haas (GER) [12] v Guillaume Rufin (FRA)
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) v Qualifier
Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS) v Ryan Harrison (USA)
John Isner (USA) [19] v Carlos Berlocq (ARG)

Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) [29] v Pablo Andujar (ESP)
Federico Delbonis (ARG) v Qualifier
Fernando Verdasco (ESP) v Marc Gicquel (FRA) [WC]
Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) [8] v Nicolas Mahut (FRA) [WC]

The top seed will advance here, but it won't be easy if the other players in this quarter deliver on their talent.

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Rafael Nadal (ESP) [3] v Daniel Brands (GER)
Martin Klizan (SVK) v Michael Russell (USA)
Lukas Rosol (CZE) v Qualifier
Fabio Fognini (ITA) [27] v Qualifier

Benoit Paire (FRA) [24] v Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Lukasz Kubot (POL) v Qualifier
Grega Zemlja (SLO) v Santiago Giraldo (COL)
Kei Nishikori (JPN) [13] Jesse Levine (CAN)

Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) [9] vThiemo De Bakker (NED)
Horacio Zeballos (ARG) v Qualifier
Kenny De Schepper (FRA) v Robin Haase (NED)
Jerzy Janowicz (POL) [21] v Albert Ramos (ESP)

Florian Mayer (GER) [28] v Denis Istomin (UZB)
Florent Serra [WC] (FRA) v Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)
Qualifier v Qualifier
Richard Gasquet (FRA) [7] v Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR)

Rafa takes this without a whole lot of drama.

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Tomas Berdych (CZE) [5] v Gael Monfils (FRA) [WC]
Ernests Gulbis (LAT) v Rogerio Dutra Silva (BRA)
Igor Sijsling (NED) v Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
Tommy Robredo (ESP) [32] v Jurgen Zopp (EST)

Andreas Seppi (ITA) [20] v Leonardo Mayer (ARG)
Blaz Kavcic (SLO) v Qualifier
Martin Alund (ARG) v Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
Nicolas Almagro (ESP) [11] v Qualifier

Milos Raonic (CAN) [14] v Xavier Malisse (BEL)
Michael Llodra (FRA) v Qualifier
Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) v Qualifier
Kevin Anderson (RSA) [23] v Qualifier

Marcel Granollers (ESP) [31] v Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Joao Sousa (POR) v Go Soeda (JPN)
Albert Montanes (ESP) v Qualifier
David Ferrer (ESP) [4] v Marinko Matosevic (AUS)

Berdych vs. Ferrer in the quarterfinal.

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) [6] v Aljaz Bedene (SLO)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) v Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA)
Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) v Gilles Muller (LUX)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) [25] v Benjamin Becker (GER)

Juan Monaco (ARG) [17] v Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP)
Viktor Troicki (SRB) v James Blake (USA)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) v Nick Kyrgios (AUS) [WC]
Marin Cilic (CRO) [10] v Philipp Petzschner (GER)

Gilles Simon (FRA) [15] v Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Adrian Mannarino (FRA) [WC] v Pablo Cuevas (URU)
Jan Hajek (CZE) v Qualifier
Sam Querrey (USA) [18] v Lukas Lacko (SVK)

Julien Benneteau (FRA) [30] v Ricardas Berankis (LTU)
Tobias Kamke (GER) v Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)
Qualifier v Qualifier
Roger Federer (SUI) [2] v Qualifier

The more things change, the more they remain the same. This sets up a repeat of the Rome final with the same lopsided result.

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