Brisbane 2013 Men’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

December 30, 2012

in Eye On The Tour

Gilles SimonThe 2013 Brisbane International men’s main draw singles has just been released. In this post OnCourt Advantage lists details about the composition of the draw, the seeded match-ups for the quarter finals and semi finals and the full singles draw in an easy to follow format.

The 2013 Brisbane International has 28 players vying for this ATP Tour 250 category singles title, the trophy, a maximum of 250 ATP ranking points and $78,800 for the winner. The 8 seeds ranged in rankings from World No.3 Andy MURRAY through to No.30 Martin KLIZAN. Tatsuma ITO of Japan ranked at No.66 was the last direct acceptance to make the cut-off.

All of the players listed in the draw below except for the direct acceptances will have letters or a number in brackets in front of their names. A seeded player will have a number that denotes what number that player is seeded i.e. [1] for the No.1 seed. A wild card entrant is identified with – [WC], a player who won through the qualifying tournament i.e. a qualifier is [Q], a special entry or special exempt is [SE] and a lucky loser is [LL].

The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the quarter finals is:

  • Andy MURRAY [1] v [8] Martin KLIZAN
  • Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV [4] v [5] Kei NISHIKORI

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

  • Florian MAYER [6] v [3] Gilles SIMON
  • Jurgen MELZER [7] v [2] Milos RAONIC

The four players that are bolded below make it easier for you to see who is seeded to meet in the semi finals.

The 2013 Brisbane International men’s singles draw is:

  1. Andy MURRAY [1] v BYE
  2. Tatsuma ITO v [Q] Qualifier
  3. Radek STEPANEK v [WC] Lleyton HEWITT
  4. Denis ISTOMIN v [8] Martin KLIZAN
  5. Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV [4] v BYE
  6. Julien BENNETEAU v Jarkko NIEMINEN
  7. Tommy ROBREDO v [Q]
  8. Marinko MATOSEVIC v [5] Kei NISHIKORI

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. Florian MAYER [6] v Santiago GIRALDO
  2. Benjamin MITCHELL [WC] v Marcos BAGHDATIS
  3. [Q] v Alejandro FALLA
  4. BYE v [3] Gilles SIMON
  5. Jurgen MELZER [7] v [Q]
  6. Matthew EBDEN [WC] v David GOFFIN
  7. Grigor DIMITROV v Brian BAKER
  8. BYE v [2] Milos RAONIC

© photo credit: Beth Wilson

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