Internazionali BNL d’Italia draw revealed

Singles draw was made for the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, the fifth ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in 2017.

Second seed and two-time former champion Novak Djokovic will open his campaign in the second round against British qualifier Aljaz Bedene (ATP #55, H2H 2-0).

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

3rd round: Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP, 15), Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
Quarter-finals: Kei Nishikori (JPN, 7), Grigor Dimitrov (BUL, 10), Juan Martin del Potro (ARG), Feliciano Lopez (ESP), David Ferrer (ESP)
Semi-finals: Rafael Nadal (ESP, 4), Dominic Thiem (AUT, 8)
Finals: Andy Murray (GBR, 1), Stan Wawrinka (SUI, 3), Milos Raonic (CAN, 5), David Goffin (BEL, 9)

Novak conquered Rome in 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2015. Last year he finished runner-up to Andy Murray (3-6, 3-6).

The last of three Masters 1000 events contested on clay takes place in the capital of Italy from May 14-21.

Photo: Getty Images

Share post