2012 Australian Open 1st Round Draw

Australian Open 2012The draw for the mens singles 2012 Australian Open has been made. Top seed Novak Djokovic is drawn in the top half of the draw with Britain’s Andy Murray and world number 2 and 3, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in the bottom half.

Murray will open his 2012 Oz open against American Ryan Harrison, a player he has never played. Djokovic kicks off his defence of his title against Paolo Lorenzi of Italy.

Also in Murray’s half is 5th seed David Ferrer and 6th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

The top half of the draw will play on Tuesday, so it will be the bottom half of the draw that starts things on Monday.

Nadal will face Alex Kuznetsov in the first round whilst Federer starts against Alexander Kudryavtsev. Also in the bottom half the draw is 7th seed Tomas Berdych and 8th seed Mardy Fish.

2012 Australian Open – 1st Round – First Quarter
[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB)
vs
Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)
Santiago Giraldo (COL)
vs
Matteo Viola (ITA)
Tatsuma Ito (JPN)
vs
Potito Starace (ITA)
Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
vs
[29] Radek Stepanek (CZE)
[23] Milos Raonic (CAN)
vs
Filippo Volandri (ITA)
Lukas Rosol (CZE)
vs
Philipp Petzschner (GER)
Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER)
vs
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Robin Haase (NED)
vs
[15] Andy Roddick (USA)
[9] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
vs
Dmitry Tursunov (RUS)
Jurgen Zopp (EST)
vs
James Duckworth (AUS)
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)
vs
Andrey Golubev (KAZ)
Andreas Seppi (ITA)
vs
[17] Richard Gasquet (FRA)
[27] Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG)
vs
Michael Russell (USA)
Igor Kunitsyn (RUS)
vs
Pablo Andujar (ESP)
Matthias Bachinger (GER)
vs
Ryan Sweeting (USA)
Rui Machado (POR)
vs
[5] David Ferrer (ESP)
2012 Australian Open – 1st Round – Second Quarter
[4] Andy Murray (GBR)
vs
Ryan Harrison (USA)
Xavier Malisse (BEL)
vs
Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
Michael Llodra (FRA)
vs
Ernests Gulbis (LAT)
Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP)
vs
[32] Alex Bogomolov Jr. (RUS)
[19] Viktor Troicki (SRB)
vs
Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP)
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
vs
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ)
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
vs
Dudi Sela (ISR)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS)
vs
[14] Gael Monfils (FRA)
[12] Gilles Simon (FRA)
vs
Danai Udomchoke (THA)
Julien Benneteau (FRA)
vs
Karol Beck (SVK)
Joao Souza (BRA)
vs
Matthew Ebden (AUS)
Stephane Robert (FRA)
vs
[24] Kei Nishikori (JPN)
[26] Marcel Granollers (ESP)
vs
Jesse Levine (USA)
Frederico Gil (POR)
vs
Ivan Dodig (CRO)
Roberto Bautista-Agut (ESP)
vs
Ricardo Mello (BRA)
Denis Istomin (UZB)
vs
[6] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
2012 Australian Open – 1st Round – Third Quarter
[8] Mardy Fish (USA)
vs
Gilles Muller (LUX)
Alejandro Falla (COL)
vs
Fabio Fognini (ITA)
Albert Montanes (ESP)
vs
Pere Riba (ESP)
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)
vs
[25] Juan Monaco (ARG)
Rik De Voest (RSA)
vs
Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE)
Florent Serra (FRA)
vs
Steve Darcis (BEL)
James Ward (GBR)
vs
Blaz Kavcic (SLO)
Adrian Mannarino (FRA)
vs
[11] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)
[13] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)
vs
Greg Jones (AUS)
Tobias Kamke (GER)
vs
Victor Hanescu (ROU)
Kenny De Schepper (FRA)
vs
Sam Querrey (USA)
Bernard Tomic (AUS)
vs
[22] Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
[31] Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
vs
Ivo Karlovic (CRO)
Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
vs
Jesse Huta Galung (NED)
Eric Prodon (FRA)
vs
Andreas Beck (GER)
Alexander Kudryavtsev (RUS)
vs
[3] Roger Federer (SUI)
2012 Australian Open – 1st Round – Fourth Quarter
[7] Tomas Berdych (CZE)
vs
Albert Ramos (ESP)
Olivier Rochus (BEL)
vs
Bjorn Phau (GER)
Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR)
vs
Illya Marchenko (UKR)
Frederik Nielsen (DEN)
vs
[30] Kevin Anderson (RSA)
[21] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
vs
Benoit Paire (FRA)
Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
vs
Benjamin Becker (GER)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA)
vs
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
Lukasz Kubot (POL)
vs
[10] Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
[16] John Isner (USA)
vs
Benjamin Mitchell (AUS)
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
vs
David Nalbandian (ARG)
Flavio Cipolla (ITA)
vs
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)
Leonardo Mayer (ARG)
vs
[18] Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
[28] Ivan Ljubicic (CRO)
vs
Lukas Lacko (SVK)
Peter Gojowczyk (GER)
vs
Donald Young (USA)
Tommy Haas (GER)
vs
Denis Kudla (USA)
Alex Kuznetsov (USA)
vs
[2] Rafael Nadal (ESP)