Nalbandian Returns at Auckland; ATP Previews
Medibank International Sydney
Seeds: Gael Monfils, Tomas Berdych, Stan Wawrinka, Lleyton Hewitt, Sam Querrey, Viktor Troicki, Igor Andreev, Benjamin Becker
Floaters: Feliciano Lopez, Richard Gasquet, Mardy Fish
Notes: Lopez vs. Gasquet in opener, winner to face (8) Becker; Fish vs. (WC) Carsten Ball first round; other wildcards to Aussies Nick Lindahl and Peter Luczak; Hewitt (’00-01, ’04-05) only former champ in field. David Nalbandian (in Auckland this week) won 2009 title.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand
Seeds: Tommy Robredo, David Ferrer, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Nicolas Almagro, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Jurgen Melzer, Juan Monaco, Al Montanes
Floaters: John Isner, David Nalbandian
Notes: Should be called the Spanish Open with four Spaniard leading the seeding and five seeded total; top four seeds receive byes; wildcards to two Kiwis and Frenchman Sebastien Grosjean; (2) Ferrer opens against the winner of Frenchmen Arnaud Clement and Jeremy Chardy; (5) Kohlschreiber vs. Nalbandian first round; Juan Martin del Potro won the title last year; former champs in the field are Kohlschreiber (2008) and Ferrer (2007).
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