First Bank Open draw: Zverev opens against Krajinovic, Tsitsipas meets Dimitrov
Tournament favorite Stefanos Tsitsipaswill meet Grigor Dimitrov at the start of the Erste Bank Open 2021. Alexander Zverev has to deal with Filip Krajinovic. And Dennis Novak starts against a qualifier.
by Jens Huiber
last edit: Oct 23, 2021, 12:17 pm
On Friday evening, Stefanos Tsitsipas acclimatized a little to the Viennese events at the Red Bull BassLine, from Monday things will get serious for the Greeks at the Erste Bank Open. The first task is just as difficult: It goes against Grigor Dimitrov, who last made it to the semifinals in Indian Wells. It won't be easy for number foureither, Casper Ruud : The Norwegian opens against Lloyd Harris.
Alexander Zverev, number two, should be traded at least as high as Tsitsipas in terms of tournament victory in the Wiener Stadthalle. The German meets Filip Krajinovic.
Austria's only fixed starter Dennis Novak meets a qualifier in round one, then it goes against the winner of the game between Jannik Sinner and Reilly Opelka.
In another hit, Gael Monfils and the Italian youngster Lorenzo Musetti meet at the beginning. Andy Murray has to play against Hubert Hurkacz at the beginning.
Here the scheduled quarter-finals in Vienna
|Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE / 1)||Diego Schwartzman (ARG / 8)|
|Casper Ruud (NOR / 4)||Jannik Sinner (ITA / 7)|
|Matteo Berrettini (ITA / 3)||Hubert Hurkacz (POL / 5)|
|Alexander Zverev (GER / 2)||Félix Auger Aliassime (CAN / 6)|