Cilic, Anderson Headlines ATP India Stop in Pune; Preview
by Staff | December 31st, 2017, 2:57 pm
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Marin Cilic is the Top 10 representative leading the field of the ATP World Tour tournament that in 2018 makes the move from Chennai to Pune in India.

Roberto Bautista Agut will defend his title against the two-time top-seeded winner Cilic.

Here’s a look at the field:

PUNE, India; Surface: hard

Seeds: Marin Cilic, Kevin Anderson, Roberto Bautista Agut, Benoit Paire, Robin Haase, Jiri Vesely, Mikhail Kukushkin, Pierre-Hugues Herbert

Floaters: Gilles Simon

Notes: The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…(3) Bautista Agut after a bye likely has a tough start against Simon…Wildcards were awarded to France’s Paire and Indians Arjun Kadhe and Ramkumar Ramanathan…Pulling out of the field were Jeremy Chardy, Rogerio Dutra Silva, Ivo Karlovic, Lukas Lacko and Lu Yen-hsun…Bautista Agut is the defending champion, beating Daniil Medvedev in last year’s final…Former champions in the field are Bautista Agut (2017) and Cilic (2019-09).

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