Belgrade Open main draw announced
The main draw for the Belgrade Open was selected at the Novak Tennis Centre offices. The tournament will be played from May 23-29.
As the top seed, the world’s top-ranked player Novak Đoković gets a bye in the first round, and in the second round he will face the winner of Egor Gerasimov and a qualifier.
Fifth seed Dušan Lajović will play Lithuaninan Ricardas Berankis in the first round, and sixth seed Filip Krajinović will take on fellow Serbian Hamad Međedović. Miomir Kecmanović will play against Pablo Cuevas, and Laslo Đere will face a qualifier. Peđa Krstin will once again meet South Korea’s Soonwoo Kwon. Young Marko Topo will be playing against Pablo Andujar from Spain.
Gael Monfils also gets a first round bye as the second seed, as do the third seed Nikoloz Basilashvili from Georgia and French fourth seed Adrian Mannarino.
First round matchups:
Novak Đoković (bye)
Kvalifikant – Egor Gerasimov
Marko Topo – Pablo Andujar
Pablo Cuevas – Miomir Kecmanović
Nikoloz Basilashvili (bye)
Laslo Đere – qualifier
Tennys Sandgren – Jeremy Chardy
Ricardas Berankis – Dušan Lajović (SRB)
Filip Krajinović (SRB) – Haman Međedović (SRB)
Peđa Krstin (SRB) – Kwon Soonwoo
Lucas Pouille – Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
Adrian Mannarino (bye)
Federico Delbonis – qualifier
Radu Abot – Thiago Monteiro
Arthur Rinderknech – qualifier
Gael Monfils (bye)