The unknown, once again, is to know the physical condition of the man from Manacor, who will make his debut against Croatian 152nd seed Borna Coric, who beat Italy’s Lorenzo 7-6 (2) 6-2 on Tuesday 30th seed Mussetti triumphed. Coric, who became world number 12 in 2018, beat Musseti in 1 hour 51 minutes, in his first meeting with the Italian. Cincinnati champion Nadal 2013, will start the tournament directly from the second round (At a time to be confirmed, Movistar Deportes and #Vamos) and has a record of two wins and two losses with Coric.
He beat him at the 2015 US Open and 2017 Canadian Masters, while he fell in Basel and at the same tournament, Cincinnati, in 2016.
Meanwhile, Medvedev, winner of Cincinnati in 2019, needs just two wins to establish himself in the top spot. Now, he will try to forget against Bottic van de Zandscholp his disappointing second-round elimination in Montreal against Nick Kyrgios.
In addition, Carlos Alcaraz of Murcia is looking for the Masters triple after winning in Miami and Madrid, where he made his debut against the American Mackenzie McDonald, and Carino wants to continue his streak and decide his first appearance against Serbian Miomir Kekmanovic.
in the women’s championship, As the throne of the already retired Ashleigh Barty will be abdicated, Poland’s Ega Swiatek, number one in the world, will attempt to claim the title against contenders such as Estonian Annette Kontaveit, Greek Maria Sakkari or Romanian Simona Halep, who returned to the “top ten” list with his victory in Toronto.
Spanish Paula Padusa, Fourth place in the WTA rankings, he will make his debut against Australia’s Agla Tomljanovic, while Garbine Muguruza Which the Catalans could find themselves in a virtual semi-final, would have to beat Kazakh Elena Rybakina.