2011 US Open 3rd Round Draw

US Open 2011The third round for the 2011 is now complete. It’s the first round where seeds can meet other seeds.

World number 1 Novak Djokovic has avoided a seeded opponent, though he will still face tough opposition in veteran Nikolay Davydenko. Also in the top half of the draw, Roger Federer will face 27 seed Marin Cilic, who knocked out Andy Murray a few years ago in the thrid round.

In the bottom half of the draw, Murray will face Spain’s Feliciano Lopez, a repeat of this years Wimbledon quarter final, where Murray won comfortably. In the best match up of the third round, defending champion and current world number 2, Rafael Nadal will take on David Nalbandian, who though is unseeded is still on his way back from a long term injury.

The top half of the draw are set to play on Saturday and the bottom half of the draw on Sunday.

2011 US Open – 3rd round
Novak Djokovic SRB (1)
vs
Nikolay Davydenko RUS
Alexandr Dolgopolov UKR (22)
vs
Ivo Karlovic CRO
Tomas Berdych CZE (9)
vs
Janko Tipsarevic SRB (20)
Marcel Granollers ESP (31)
vs
Juan Carlos Ferrero ESP
Roger Federer SUI (3)
vs
Marin Cilic CRO (27)
Juan Monaco ARG
vs
Tommy Haas GER
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga FRA (11)
vs
Fernando Verdasco ESP (19)
Kevin Anderson RSA
vs
Mardy Fish USA (8)
Alex Bogomolov Jr. USA
vs
John Isner USA (28)
Juan Martin Del Potro ARG (18)
vs
Gilles Simon FRA (12)
Donald Young USA
vs
Juan Ignacio Chela ARG (24)
Feliciano Lopez ESP (25)
vs
Andy Murray GBR (4)
David Ferrer ESP (5)
vs
Florian Mayer GER (26)
Andy Roddick USA (21)
vs
Julien Benneteau FRA
Gilles Muller LUX
vs
Igor Kunitsyn RUS
David Nalbandian ARG
vs
Rafael Nadal ESP (2)