2013 Australian Open 1st Round Draw

2013 Australian OpenThe 2013 Australian Open was made on Friday with top seed Novak Djokovic drawn in the top half of the draw whilst world number 3 Britain’s Andy Murray and world number 2 Roger Federer in the bottom half.

Murray will open 2013 grand slam campaign against Holland’s Robin Haase, Djokovic will face Paul-Henri Mathieu and Federer will take on Benoit Paire.

The top half the draw will begin their matches on Monday and also includes 4th seed David Ferrer who begins his Australian Open against Olivier Rochus, 5th seed Tomas Berdych takes on Michael Russell and 8th seed Janko Tipsarevic take on home veteran Lleyton Hewitt.

The bottom half of the draw will have to wait untill Tusday to get under way, which means British fans will have to wait till the to see a Brit in action in the men’s draw, which encouragingly doesn’t only include Andy Murray. Jamie Baker progressed through the qualifying and will face Lukas Rosol in the first round.

2013 Australian Open – 1st Round – First Quarter
[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB)
vs
Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA)
Ryan Harrison (USA)
vs
Santiago Giraldo (COL)
(Q) Arnau Brugues-Davi (ESP)
vs
Feliciano Lopez (ESP)
Viktor Troicki (SRB)
vs
[31] Radek Stepanek (CZE)
[20] Sam Querrey (USA)
vs
(Q) Daniel Munoz-De La Nava (ESP)
(Q) Alex Bogomolov Jr. (RUS)
vs
Brian Baker (USA)
Tobias Kamke (GER)
vs
Flavio Cipolla (ITA)
(Q) Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER)
vs
[15] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
[11] Juan Monaco (ARG)
vs
Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS)
Kevin Anderson (RSA)
vs
Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)
Xavier Malisse (BEL)
vs
Pablo Andujar (ESP)
David Goffin (BEL)
vs
[22] Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
[26] Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
vs
Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ)
Fabio Fognini (ITA)
vs
Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
(Q) Julian Reister (GER)
vs
Guillaume Rufin (FRA)
Michael Russell (USA)
vs
[5] Tomas Berdych (CZE)
2013 Australian Open – 1st Round – Second Quarter
[4] David Ferrer (ESP)
vs
Olivier Rochus (BEL)
Ivo Karlovic (CRO)
vs
(L) Tim Smyczek (USA)
(W) John Millman (AUS)
vs
Tatsuma Ito (JPN)
Albert Ramos (ESP)
vs
[28] Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
[23] Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)
vs
Matthew Ebden (AUS)
Evgeny Donskoy (RUS)
vs
Adrian Ungur (ROU)
(Q) Maxime Authom (BEL)
vs
Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
Victor Hanescu (ROU)
vs
[16] Kei Nishikori (JPN)
[10] Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
vs
(Q) Steve Johnson (USA)
Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP)
vs
Lukasz Kubot (POL)
Bjorn Phau (GER)
vs
Somdev Devvarman (IND)
Simone Bolelli (ITA)
vs
[24] Jerzy Janowicz (POL)
[32] Julien Benneteau (FRA)
vs
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
vs
(Q) Ruben Bemelmans (BEL)
Lukas Lacko (SVK)
vs
Gilles Muller (LUX)
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
vs
[8] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
2013 Australian Open – 1st Round – Third Quarter
[6] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)
vs
(Q) Adrian Mannarino (FRA)
Aljaz Bedene (SLO)
vs
Benjamin Becker (GER)
Jeremy Chardy (FRA)
vs
(Q) Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (ESP)
Grega Zemlja (SLO)
vs
[30] Marcel Granollers (ESP)
[21] Andreas Seppi (ITA)
vs
Horacio Zeballos (ARG)
Igor Sijsling (NED)
vs
Denis Istomin (UZB)
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
vs
(Q) Rajeev Ram (USA)
Marinko Matosevic (AUS)
vs
[12] Marin Cilic (CRO)
[14] Gilles Simon (FRA)
vs
Filippo Volandri (ITA)
Tommy Robredo (ESP)
vs
Jesse Levine (CAN)
Yen-Hsun Lu (TPE)
vs
Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo (ESP)
Gael Monfils (FRA)
vs
[18] Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)
[25] Florian Mayer (GER)
vs
(W) Rhyne Williams (USA)
(Q) Ricardas Berankis (LTU)
vs
Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR)
Joao Sousa (POR)
vs
(W) John-Patrick Smith (AUS)
Robin Haase (NED)
vs
[3] Andy Murray (GBR)
2013 Australian Open – 1st Round – Fourth Quarter
[7] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
vs
Michael Llodra (FRA)
Go Soeda (JPN)
vs
(W) Luke Saville (AUS)
(W) James Duckworth (AUS)
vs
(W) Benjamin Mitchell (AUS)
Blaz Kavcic (SLO)
vs
[29] Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
[19] Tommy Haas (GER)
vs
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
Ivan Dodig (CRO)
vs
(W) Di Wu (CHN)
(W) Josselin Ouanna (FRA)
vs
Alejandro Falla (COL)
Albert Montanes (ESP)
vs
[9] Richard Gasquet (FRA)
[13] Milos Raonic (CAN)
vs
Jan Hajek (CZE)
(Q) Jamie Baker (GBR)
vs
Lukas Rosol (CZE)
(Q) Amir Weintraub (ISR)
vs
Guido Pella (ARG)
Steve Darcis (BEL)
vs
[17] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)
[27] Martin Klizan (SVK)
vs
(Q) Daniel Brands (GER)
Bernard Tomic (AUS)
vs
Leonardo Mayer (ARG)
(Q) Dudi Sela (ISR)
vs
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS)
Benoit Paire (FRA)
vs
[2] Roger Federer (SUI)