Main draw of 20th ATP Chennai event is well balanced, with some top players and young guns who will look to make impression in season opener. Defending champion Stan Wawrinka has all 4 qualifiers in his half of the draw, and he will probably debut against rising star Andrey Rublev.
His good friend Benoit Paire probably awaits in semis, but Gilles Muller will try to stop Frenchman in the quarter-finals. Attractive player from Luxembourg will play against hard-hitting Karen Khachanov, in one of the best matches of first round.
Croat Borna Coric will try to beat 4th seed Roberto Bautista Agut in quarter-final, while Anderson, Pospisil and Bedene will fight for the last semi-final spot. Canadian and Brit will play right in the first round, that is also encounter to watch.
ATP CHENNAI Stan Wawrinka vs Bye
[WC]Andrey Rublev vs Qualifier
Nicolas Almagro vs Qualifier
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez vs Taro Daniel Benoit Paire vs Bye
Santiago Giraldo vs Lukas Rosol
Qualifier vs Qualifier
Gilles Muller vs [WC]Karen Khachanov Borna Coric vs Marcel Granollers
Austin Krajicek vs Rajeev Ram
John Millman vs Evgeny Donskoy
Roberto Bautista Agut vs Bye Vasek Pospisil vs Aljaz Bedene
Luca Vanni vs Jan-Lennard Struff
[WC]Ramkumar Ramanathan vs Daniel Gimeno-Traver
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