2013 Australian Open 3rd Round Mens Draw

2013 Australian OpenThis years Australian Open moves into the third round on Friday and Saturday with the top 10 seeds all still alive in the draw.

There was just 3 seeds eliminated in the 2nd round, the biggest casualty was 23rd seed Mikhail Youzhny, who lost to fellow Russian Evgeny Donskoy in 5 sets. We also lost 25th seed Florian Mayer and 30th seed Marcel Granollers.

Andy Murray had been seeded to meet Florian Mayer, but he was eliminated by Ricardas Berankis and so now has the challange of playing Murray in the third round.

Also in the top half of the draw, Roger Federer will play Aussie favourite Bernard Tomic and 14th seed Gilles Simon take on Gael Monfils in an all French affair with the winner set to meet the winner of Murray’s thrid round match.

In the top half the draw Novak Djokovic will take on the 31st seed Radek Stepanek and 4th seed David Ferrer will face 28th seed Marcos Baghdatis.

2013 Australian Open – 3rd Round
[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB)
vs
[31] Radek Stepanek (CZE)
[20] Sam Querrey (USA)
vs
[15] Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
Kevin Anderson (RSA)
vs
[22] Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
[26] Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
vs
[5] Tomas Berdych (CZE)
[4] David Ferrer (ESP)
vs
[28] Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)
Evgeny Donskoy (RUS)
vs
[16] Kei Nishikori (JPN)
[10] Nicolas Almagro (ESP)
vs
[24] Jerzy Janowicz (POL)
[32] Julien Benneteau (FRA)
vs
[8] Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
[6] Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)
vs
Jeremy Chardy (FRA)
[21] Andreas Seppi (ITA)
vs
[12] Marin Cilic (CRO)
[14] Gilles Simon (FRA)
vs
Gael Monfils (FRA)
(Q) Ricardas Berankis (LTU)
vs
[3] Andy Murray (GBR)
[7] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
vs
Blaz Kavcic (SLO)
Ivan Dodig (CRO)
vs
[9] Richard Gasquet (FRA)
[13] Milos Raonic (CAN)
vs
[17] Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)
Bernard Tomic (AUS)
vs
[2] Roger Federer (SUI)