Ljubicic, Ferrero, Safin Feature at ATP Bangkok

Posted on September 26, 2006

Top seed Ivan Ljubicic, former No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero, American Robby Ginepri and former No. 1 Marat Safin in doubles kick off play on opening day Tuesday at the Thailand Open in Bangkok, where last week the government was overthrown in a military coup but officials have reassured players they are safe.

Going head-to-head Tuesday in singles are (Q) Ryderstedt vs. (WC) Ledovskikh, Carlsen vs. (7) Ginepri, (6) Ferrero vs. (Q) Zverev, (1) Ljubicic vs. Vicente, Bogdanovic vs. Wang, Dancevic vs. (Q) Burgsmuller, and Daniel vs. Becker.