Preview: Top Seed Edmund, Defending Champ Tsonga, Raonic, Monfils at ATP Antwerp
by Staff | October 14th, 2018, 4:17 pm
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Brit Kyle Edmund finds himself at the top of the heap in Antwerp, joined by last year’s champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga looking to come back from injury.
ADHEREL
EUROPEAN OPEN
ANTWERP, Belgium; surface: indoor hard

Seeds: Kyle Edmund, Diego Schwartzman, Milos Raonic, Richard Gasquet, Gilles Simon, Gael Monfils, Frances Tiafoe, Robin Haase

Floaters: Al Ramos-Vinolas, Feliciano Lopez, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Notes:

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

Interesting starts for (1) Edmund vs. Ramos-Vinolas in a first-time meeting, and (7) Tiafoe vs. F-Lo…

Wildcards went to Belgian Ruben Bemelmans and seeds Raonic and Tiafoe…

Withdrawing from the field were Nikoloz Basilashvili and Belgian David Goffin…

Tsonga beat Schwartzman, who has finished runner-up the last two years, in last year’s final…

Former champions in the field are Tsonga (2017) and Gasquet (2016).

 


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