2010 Cincinnati Masters – Second Round Draw

2010 cincinnati mastersThe first round of matches are now complete and the line up for the 2nd round draw is now complete. The top 8 seeds enter to the draw after 1st round byes and should all be in action today with the exception of 7th seed Tomas Berdych who has already made it through to the thrd round with win over Paul-Henri Mathieu yesterday.

After overcoming both Rafael and Roger Federer last week to win in Toronto, Andy Murray takes on France’s Jeremy Chardy – Murray currently holds an amazing winning record against French players, since losing in the first round to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the 2008 US Open, Murray has won 22 straight matches against French players.

Federer kicks off the defence of his title with a match against Denis Istomin whilst his possible semi final opponent Rafael Nadal begins his campaign against big serving American Taylor Dent.

5th seed Robin Soderling will take on Lleyton Hewitt in what looks to be the best match up of the second round.

Western & Southern Financial Group Cincinnati Masters 1000 – Second Round Draw
[1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs Taylor Dent (USA) Third
Round
Quarter
Finals
Semi
Finals
Julien Benneteau (FRA) vs Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) vs Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) Third
Round
Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA) vs [7] Tomas Berdych (CZE)
[3] Roger Federer (SUI) vs Denis Istomin (UZB) Third
Round
Quarter
Finals
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs Alejandro Falla (COL)
David Ferrer (ESP) vs Sam Querrey (USA) Third
Round
Robby Ginepri (USA) vs [6] Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)
Western & Southern Financial Group Cincinnati Masters 1000 – Second Round Draw
[8] Fernando Verdasco (ESP) vs Mardy Fish (USA) Third
Round
Quarter
Finals
Semi
Finals
Michael Berrer (GER) vs Richard Gasquet (FRA)
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) vs Ernests Gulbis (LAT) Third
Round
Jeremy Chardy (FRA) vs [4] Andy Murray (GBR)
[5] Robin Soderling (SWE) vs Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) Third
Round
Quarter
Finals
Thiemo De Bakker (NED) vs Andy Roddick (USA)
David Nalbandian (ARG) vs John Isner (USA) Third
Round
Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs [2] Novak Djokovic (SRB)