The 2022 Serbia Open, an ATP 250 clay-court event, will be held from April 18 to April 24 at the Novak Tennis Center.

World no.1 Novak Djokovic will be joined by one more Top 10 player, Andrey Rublev, who is set to make his Belgrade debut.

The draw has been made on Saturday. Novak is a top seed and will open his bid for 87th tour-level title in R2 against compatriot Laslo Djere (ATP #50).

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

Quarter-finals: Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB, 7), Dominic Thiem (AUT)
Semi-finals: Karen Khachanov (RUS, 3), Filip Krajinovic (SRB, 8)
Finals: Andrey Rublev (RUS, 2), Aslan Karatsev (RUS, 4), Cristian Garin (CHI, 5), Fabio Fognini (ITA, 6)

Novak has won the title in his hometown twice (2009, 2011).

Last year, when the ATP Tour returned to Belgrade for the first time in nine years, Novak fell to Aslan Karatsev in the semi-finals.


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