Lorenzi Defends, Haas Receives Wild Card at ATP Generali Open in Kitzbuhel; Preview
by Staff | July 29th, 2017, 6:15 pm
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Paolo Lorenzi defends his title from last year, and Tommy Haas continues his goodbye tour next week on red clay at the Generali Open in Kitzbuhel:


GENERALI OPEN
KITZBUHEL, Austria; surface: clay

Seeds: Pablo Cuevas, Fabio Fognini, Paolo Lorenzi, Gilles Simon, Robin Haase, Jan-Lennard Struff, Jiri Vesely, Horacio Zeballos

Floaters: (WC) Tommy Haas

Notes: No Top 20 players in Kitzbuhel where clay still rules the day…

The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…

(6) Struff starts against Haas in an all-German meeting…

Wildcards were awarded to Haas and Austrians Gerald Melzer and Sebastian Ofner…

Pulling out of the event were Nicolas Almagro, David Ferrer, Denis Istomin, Martin Klizan and Viktor Troicki…

Lorenzi beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in last year’s final…

Former champs in the field are Lorenzi (2016), Philipp Kohlschreiber (2015), and the two-time champ Haase (2012-11).


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