Cilic Defending Champion, Tomic Back Next Week at ATP Istanbul; Preview
by Staff | April 28th, 2018, 5:06 pm
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TEB BNP PARIBAS ISTANBUL OPEN
ISTANBUL, Turkey; surface: clay

Seeds: Marin Cilic, Damir Dzumhur, Andreas Seppi, Aljaz Bedene, Paolo Lorenzi, Viktor Troicki, Jiri Vesely, Nikoloz Basilashvili


Floaters: (WC) Bernard Tomic, Jeremy Chardy

Notes:

The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…The Top 10 Cilic is the lone Top 30-ranked player in the field…

Openers of interest include (6) Troicki vs. (WC) Tomic on the Australian’s worst surface, and (8) Basilashvili vs. Chardy…

In addition to Tomic, wildcards went to Turkey’s Marsel Ilhan and Cem Ilkel…

Withdrawing from Istanbul were Borna Coric, Pablo Cuevas, Alexandr Dolgopolov, Filip Krajinovic, and Horacio Zeballos…

Cilic is the lone former champion in the field, in last year’s final defeating Milos Raonic.

 


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