Rome Masters: Novak vs Almagro in R2

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Singles draw was made for the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, the fifth ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament in 2015.

Top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic will open his campaign in the second round on Tuesday against world no.174 Nicolas Almagro of Spain (3-0 H2H).

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

3rd round: Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP, 14), Marcel Granollers (ESP)
Quarter-finals: Kei Nishikori (JPN, 5), Feliciano Lopez (ESP, 11), Nick Kyrgios (AUS)
Semi-finals: Andy Murray (GBR, 3), David Ferrer (ESP, 7), Marin Cilic (CRO, 9), Jo-Wilfried-Tsonga (FRA, 13)
Finals: Roger Federer (SUI, 2), Rafael Nadal (ESP, 4), Tomas Berdych (CZE, 6), Stan Wawrinka (SUI, 8), Grigor Dimitrov (BUL, 10)

Novak conquered Rome in 2008, 2011 and 2014. Last year he beat Radek Stepanek, Philipp Kohlschreiber, David Ferrer, Milos Raonic and Rafael Nadal, respectively.

The last of three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events contested on clay takes place in the capital of Italy from May 10-17.

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