08. 08. 2009. · The draw has been made for the Masters 1000 event in Montreal ($3,000,000). The sixth Masters tournament of the season begins on Monday, August 10th and will be held til August 16th.
The best Serbian tennis player is fourth seed and has a first-round BYE.
He will open his campaign in the second round against either Peter Polansky (WC) or Bruno Agostinelli (WC), both from Canada.
Novak’s potential opponents in the later stages of the tournament are:
3rd round: Marin Cilic (14)
Quarterfinals: Andy Roddick (4), Fernando Verdasco (10)
Semifinals: Rafael Nadal (2), Juan Martin Del Potro (6), Robin Soderling (12) and Tommy Robredo (15)
Roger Federer (1), Andy Murray (3), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (7), Nikolay Davydenko (8)… are in the other half of the draw.
Last year Nole lost his quarterfinal match against Andy Murray.
Rafael Nadal won the Canadian title last year in Toronto.
Novak will also play doubles in Montreal. With his compatriot Dusan Vemic, he will face Spanish combination Rafael Nadal/Francisco Roig (WC).