U.S. Open Tennis 2014: Djokovic opens against Diego Schwartzman

Thursday August 21st, 2014

The men's draw for the 2014 U.S. Open Tennis Championships was announced Thursday, a day after the men's seeding was unveiled

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic will open against Diego Schwartzman. Djokovic's quarter of the bracket includes No. 8 Andy Murray, No. 3 Stanislas Wawrinka​ and No. 13 John Isner. Isner opens against fellow American Marcos Giron.

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No. 2 seed Roger Federer will face Marinko Matosevic in the first round, and his quarter includes No. 7 Grigor Dimitrov. Federer could potentially face No. 4 David Ferrer in the semifinals. 

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The opening draw for the top 10 seeds is as follows:

No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Diego Schwartzman
No. 2 Roger Federer vs. Marinko Matosevic 
No. 3 Stan Wawrinka vs. Jiri Vesely 
No. 4 David Ferrer​ vs. Damir Dzumhur
No. 5 Milos Raonic vs. Qualifier (TBA)
No. 6 Tomas Berdych vs. Lleyton Hewitt 
No. 7 Grigor Dimitrov vs. Ryan Harrison
No. 8 Andy Murray vs. Robin Haase
​No. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. Juan Monaco
No. 10 Kei Nishikori vs. Wayne Odesnik 

- Molly Geary


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