World No. 3 Alexander Zverev will try to turn around a tough start to 2019 season in Marrakech where he will open his clay season after a taking a wildcard into the event.
The German, who turns 22 in a few weeks, is joined by seeds Fabio Fognini, Kyle Edmund and former champion Gilles Simon.
Zverev will meet Denis Istomin in his first round, then Pierre-Hugues Herber in the quarters and Edmund in the semis.
After finish 2018 taking the ATP Finals title, Zverev is just 10-4 on the season. He’ll have a pressure-packed clay month ahead with Monte Carlo SF, Munich and Madrid titles and a Rome final to defend.
Also in the field are Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and defending champion Pablo Andujar.
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