Roger Federer goes for an eighth career Dubai title this week as the No. 3 seed behind No. 2-seeded defending title winner and Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka, and world No. 1 Andy Murray:
DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Dubai, UAE; surface: hard
Seeds: Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Roger Federer, Gael Monfils, Tomas Berdych, Roberto Bautista Agut, Lucas Pouille, Gilles Muller
Floaters: Daniil Medvedev, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Benoit Paire
Notes: Murray, Wawrinka and Federer make three of the more high-profile Top 10ers in the field…Not a lot of floating talent, but (8) Muller starts against the veteran Kohlschreiber, and (3) Federer starts against the dangerous Paire…(1) Andy Murray starts against Malek Jazari, and (2) Warinka against Damir Dzumhur…Wildcards were awarded to the UAE’s Omar Alawadhi, Bautista Agut and Egypt’s Mohamed Safwat…Marcos Baghdatis withdrew from the field…Wawrinka beat Baghdatis in last year’s final…Former champions in the field are Wawrinka (2016) and the seven-time champion Federer (2015-14,’12,’07,’05-03).
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