Medvedev, Tsitsipas, Kyrgios, Zverev Headline ATP Halle Grass Stop

by Staff | June 18th, 2023, 12:17 pm
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A strong field of six in the Top 20 awaits fans in Halle where the grass season continues in Germany.

Defending champion Hubert Hurkacz returns along with former winner Borna Coric plus top seeds Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev.

Two-time finalist Alexander Zverev is in the field and he faces Dominic Thiem in the match of the first round.

Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios continues his comeback.

The top seeds are 1 Daniil Medvedev, 2 Stefanos Tsitsipas, 3 Andrey Rublev, 4 Jannik Sinner, 6 Hubert Hurkacz, 7 Borna Coric, 8 Roberto Bautista Agut, 9 Alexander Zverev. No. 5 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime withdrew.

No. 1 Medvedev is projected to meet 8 Bautista Agut in the quarters, No. 3 Rublev – 6 Hurkacz, No. 7 Coric – 4 Sinner, and 9 seed Zverev – 2 Tsitsipas in the bottom quarter.

The semifinals could see Daniil Medvedev-Andrey Rublev and Stefanos Tsitsipas-Jannik Sinner.

The top seeded Medvedev opens with qualifier Marcos Giron then gets the winner of Oscar Otte-Laslo Djere.

Tsitsipas faces Frenchman Gregoire Barrere then has the winner of Nicolas Jarry-Corentin Moutet.

Defending champion Hubert Hurkacz will face big-serving American qualifier Christopher Eubanks in the opening round.

Among the other notable first round matches: Mikael Ymer-Brandon Nakashima, lucky loser Daniel Altmaier-Roberto Bautista Agut, Andrey Rublev-Yibing Wu, Borna Coric-Alexander Bublik, Lorenzo Sonego-Nick Kyrgios and Richard Gasquet-Jannik Sinner.

Former champions: Hurkacz, Coric
Former finalists: Medvedev, Rublev, Zverev(2)

Last year, (5) Hubert Hurkacz defeated (1) Daniil Medvedev 6-1, 6-4.

2022 Hubert Hurkacz d Daniil Medvedev 6-1, 6-4
2021 Ugo Humbert d Andrey Rublev 6-3, 7-6(4)
2019 Roger Federer d David Goffin 7-6(2), 6-1
2018 Borna Coric d Roger Federer 7-6(6), 3-6, 6-2
2017 Roger Federer d Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3
2016 Florian Mayer d Alexander Zverev 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
2015 Roger Federer d Andreas Seppi 7-6(1), 6-4
2014 Roger Federer d Alejandro Falla 7-6(2), 7-6(3)
2013 Roger Federer d Mikhail Youzhny 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4
2012 Tommy Haas d Roger Federer 7-6(5), 6-4

TAGS: Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev, Jannik Sinner, Hubert Hurkacz, Borna Coric, Roberto Bautista Agut, Daniil Medvedev, Marcos Giron, Mikael Ymer, Brandon Nakashima, Daniel Altmaier, Roberto Bautista Agut, Andrey Rublev, Yibing Wu, Tallon Griekspoor, Roberto Carballes Baena, Christopher Eubanks, Hubert Hurkacz, Borna Coric, Alexander Bublik, Lorenzo Sonego, Nick Kyrgios, Richard Gasquet, Jannik Sinner, Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem, Nicolas Jarry, Corentin Moutet, Gregoire Barrere, Stefanos Tsitsipas,

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