Two Top 10ers and a couple disrupters make the Argentina Open an event to keep an eye on this week as Dominic Thiem returns to his favorite clay in an attempt to win a second career Buenos Aires title.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina; surface: clay
Seeds: Dominic Thiem, Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos Vinolas, Fabio Fognini, Diego Schwartzman, Kyle Edmund, Pablo Cuevas, Fernando Verdasco
Floaters: Gael Monfils, Guillermo “G-Lo” Garcia-Lopez
Two Top 10ers in Thiem and Carreno Busta…
Tough starts for (7) Cuevas vs. Monfils and (2) Carreno Busta vs. G-Lo in an all-Spanish meeting…
Wildcards went to Argentines Carlos Berlocq, Pedro Cachin and Nicolas Kicker…
Pulling from the event were Marin Cilic, Alexandr Dolgopolov and Paolo Lorenzi…
Dolgopolov beat Kei Nishikori in last year’s final…
Thiem (2016) is the lone former champion in the field.
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