50th Anniversary of Swiss Open Features No Federer, Wawrinka; ATP Preview
by Staff | July 22nd, 2017, 4:31 pm

J.Safra Sarasin Swiss Open Gstaad
GSTAAD, Switzerland; surface: clay

Seeds: David Goffin, Roberto Bautista Agut, Feliciano Lopez, Fabio Fognini, Paolo Lorenzi, Robin Haase, Dusan Lajovic, Joao Sousa

Floaters: Ernests Gulbis, Mikhail Youzhny, Dustin Brown

Notes: The 50th edition of the tournament features the No. 14 Goffin as the top seed, and no Swiss players among the seeds…

Apparently no appearance money to attract Swiss legends Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka, so the best local fans get is No. 100-ranked Finn-turned-Swiss Henri Laaksonen…

(7) Lajovic starts against Brown who he is 0-1 against…

Wildcards were awarded to Swiss Antoine Bellier and Marco Chiudinelli, and the mercurial Fabio Fognini…

(1) Goffin could start with a first-time meeting against Russian veteran Mikhail Youzhny…

Withdrawing from the field were Jeremy Chardy, Marius Copil and Viktor Troicki…

F-Lo beat Haase in last year’s final…

Former champs in the field are F-Lo (2016), Youzhny (2013), and Thomaz Bellucci (2012,’09).

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10 Comments for 50th Anniversary of Swiss Open Features No Federer, Wawrinka; ATP Preview

AndyMira Says:

Squirrel!…Hey,apa khabar adik akak ari ni??Hope you’re fine bro!…Hey,u know..you’re in position to be a Champion in Bastad Brackets!…If Ferrer win then you’re the Champion Bro!!…Woohoo!!

Oh!Btw….U’re already fill the Bracket for the next week?There’s Atlanta,Gstaad and Hamburg….Well done for the 1st appearance on TDC Squirrel!!….happy for u!!

squirrel Says:

Really akak? Yayyy, thanks! Khabar baik here thanks!

Ok, i’ll try to enter that bracket too, so much fun! Have you done yours??

AndyMira Says:

Yeah!!…really Squirrel!!…Here,take a look at this…


And akak follow live scores atm…Ferrer & Dolgo are tied 2-2 now….since eugene picked PCB,and PCB was out already..so,if Ferrer win…you’re also win Squirrel!…I heard the prize for the Bastad Bracket was raised to 500 Mil this year,so..let’s pray for Ferrer to win Squirrel!!Hehehe…

AndyMira Says:

YAY Squirrel!!….U won Bastad Bracket!!..Congrats bro!!…Woohooo!!…and don’t forget to fill the new Brackets k?Good luck to u Squirrel!!…Happy for yer!!

P/S….SELAMAT HARI RAYA AIDILFITRI!!…Dam dam dum..bunyi mercun…hehehe…

Margot Says:

AM. I really don’t think you should be swearing like that, tsk tsk……’)

AndyMira Says:

M!….My Queen!…hahaha…that’s not swearing!…I just wish squirrel a Happy Eidul Fitr…U know,it turned out that Squirrel is my fellow countryman M!!…and his family’s home just 40 minutes drive from my home!!Ohohohohoho!!…UnbelievableM!!…And we met here on TX of all places!!Hahaha….Oh God!…Magical happened!!

Margot Says:

Lol AM, t’was a pun on “Bastad” that I was making…;) Indeedy it is a strange and wonderful world. Hope it goes well if you meet up. x

squirrel Says:


Thanks so much AM aka akak!!! thanks!!

Thanks u too, happy aidilfitr!! :)))

AndyMira Says:

M!…Oh yeah!!!..Hahahha….i’m soooo slow!!Hehehe….about meeting Squirrel…not so sure bout that M!…he’s just finished his PhD and atm working in Belgium…maybe if he’s return for holiday,we n meet up!!..hey,hey,hey..that’s a gooood idea!!…How about that Squirrel?

squirrel Says:

Yes, let’s do it! Count me in :)

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