Ferrer Defends, Schwartzman Leads at ATP Bastad; Preview
by Staff | July 16th, 2018, 12:12 am
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David Ferrer defends his championship from last year and goes for a fourth career title at the SkiStar Swedish Open, where No. 11 Diego Schwartzman heads a field of claycourt veterans.


SKISTAR SWEDISH OPEN
BASTAD, Sweden; Surface: clay

Seeds: Diego Schwartzman, Pablo Carreno Busta, Fabio Fognini, Richard Gasquet, Fernando Verdasco, Leonardo Mayer, David Ferrer, John Millman

Floaters: none

Notes:

No Top 10 players in the field, and the Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…

Wildcards went to Spain’s Jaume Munar, Norway’s Casper Ruud and Sweden’s Mikael Ymer…

Pulling from the field were Stan Wawrinka, Nicolas Kicker, Viktor Troicki, and Stefanos Tsitsipas…

Ferrer beat Alexandr Dolgopolov in the 2017 final…

Ferrer (2017,’12,’07) is the lone former champion in the field.

 


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