Germany's Alexander Zverev Leads Munich Draw, Felix Auger-Aliassime Top Seed In Estoril |  ATP Tour

Germany’s Alexander Zverev Leads Munich Draw, Felix Auger-Aliassime Top Seed In Estoril | ATP Tour

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Top seed Alexander Zverev seeks a third title in Munich.

European clay swing continues with two ATP 250 events

Home favorite Alexander Zverev leads the draw in Munich at the BMW Open by American Express, and could face a second-round matchup against #NextGenATP wild card Holger Rune.

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Zverev, a native of Hamburg, won the Munich title in 2017 and 2018 but fell in the quarter-finals in his past two appearances. He is joined in the top half of the draw by seeded players Reilly Opelka, Cristian Garin and Daniel Evans — the Briton a potential quarter-final opponent.

Second seed Casper Ruud could face Marrakech finalist Alex Molcan in the second round, while Nikoloz Basilashvili and Miomir Kecmanovic could meet in the quarter-finals if the seeds hold.

The pick of the opening-round matches may be eighth seed Botic van de Zandschulp’s meeting with #NextGenATP American Brandon Nakashima, with the pair set to open their ATP Head2Head series.

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At the Millennium Estoril Open, top seed Felix Auger-Aliassime looks to build on a Barcelona quarter-final run and could face Dominic Thiem or Sebastian Korda in the quarter-finals. Thiem, playing as a wild card in the second ATP Tour event of his injury return, opens against France’s Benjamin Bonzi ahead of a potential second-round meeting with eighth seed Korda.

Monte Carlo finalist Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, now at a career-high of No. 27 in the ATP Rankings, earns a bye as the Estoril fourth seed and will open against Federico Coria or a qualifier.

Diego Schwartzman and Marin Cilic lead the bottom half of the draw and will hope to meet in the semis.

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