Hurkacz ranks 10th in the ATP ranking, a Gerasimov There are 106 in it. The 24-year-old from Wrocław also started last year’s US Open from the meeting with the Belarusian and then he won 6: 3, 6: 4, 6: 3.
A potential opponent Hurkacz in the second round, the Australian match will be selected James Duckworth with a French Adrian Mannarino. In the 1/8 finals, the Pole’s rival may be a Spaniard who plays with the “six” Rafael Nadal.
He will also perform in singles Kamil Majchrzak, which is classified on the 107th position. Fate was on his side and he associated him with an Italian Andreas Seppi – 98th rocket of the world.
In the ATP tournament, they only played together once before. In 2017, Seppi turned out to be better in the 1st round of the competition in Antalya. The 25-year-old from Piotrkow, who is 12 years older, also found his way in last year’s qualifying session in Nottingham, and then he repaid for the defeat from Turkey.
The draw was delayed by more than an hour due to confusion Novaka Djokoivca. The situation of the defending Serb who could be deported is still unclear, but he was drawn to the draw. In the first round, he is to play with his compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic.
The tournament will start on Monday.