ATP Eastbourne: Novak to face Pospisil in R2

12-time Grand Slam titlist Novak Djokovic has been granted a wildcard into the Aegon International taking place at Devonshire Park from June 26 to July 1.

On his debut appearance at the ATP World Tour 250 event in Eastbourne, the world no.4 and top seed will play his first match on grass in 2017 in the second round, against Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil (H2H 4-0).

Novak’s potential opponents in the later stages of the tournament are:

Quarter-finals: Diego Schwartzman (ARG, 8), Kyle Edmund (GBR)
Semi-finals: Steve Johnson (USA, 4), Sam Querrey (USA, 5), Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
Finals: Gael Monfils (FRA, 2), John Isner (USA, 3), Mischa Zverev (GER, 6), Richard Gasquet (FRA, 7)

The event will be Novak’s last preparation for the only tennis Grand Slam on grass, The Championships, Wimbledon.


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