Isner Top Seeds in Stockholm Open Field; Preview
by Staff | October 14th, 2018, 4:48 pm
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No. 10-ranked John Isner heads the field in Stockholm where the red-hot Fabio Fognini and fellow American and two-time finalist Jack Sock will be in the title mix.


STOCKHOLM OPEN
STOCKHOLM, Sweden; surface: indoor hard

Seeds: John Isner, Fabio Fognini, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Jack Sock, Lucas Pouille, Chung Hyeon, Denis Shapovalov, Fernando Verdasco

Floaters: Taylor Fritz, Taro Daniel

Notes:

Isner the only Top 10er in the field but four additional from the Top 20…

The Top 4 seeds receive opening-round byes…

Not many floaters but tough starts for (6) Chung vs. Fritz in an all Next Gen and (2) Fognini vs. Daniel who always plays the Italian tough…

Wildcards were awarded to Chung and Swedes Elias and Mikael Ymer…

No Bryan brothers in the doubles but you have the Skupski and Ymer brothers…

Juan Martin del Potro is the two-time defending champion but is out indefinitely after injuring his knee last week in Shanghai…

No former champions are in the field.

 


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4 Comments for Isner Top Seeds in Stockholm Open Field; Preview

RZ Says:

With DelPo likely to miss the year-end championships, Isner has a chance to qualify but needs to move ahead of Nishikori.


Margot Says:

YAY! Stephanos, first title, first of many!
YAY! KK. First title, first of many!
And possibly Kyle too, but in a 3rd against Gael, so possibly not.


Margot Says:

K Y L E!
F A N T A S T I C!


RZ Says:

Good day for 1st time title winners Edmund and Tsitsipas. Bravo! The future is now.


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