Tournament 13 Jan 2016

TOP FOUR SEEDS IN ACTION TODAY

TOP FOUR SEEDS IN ACTION TODAY

Following first round byes of the top four seeds, they will all take to centre court at the ASB Classic today.

 

The top seeded wildcard and four time champion David Ferrer returns against Australian qualifier Matthew Marton in the second match in the day session. 

The fourth seeded and world number 12 Kevin Anderson faces qualifier Robin Haase in the opening match of the day.

The world number ten and Auckland debutant Jo-Wilfried Tsonga plays his first match against former champion (2008) Philipp Kohlschreiber. The second seeded Tsonga has won eight of the nine meetings with the German player. 

The third seed and two time champion John Isner faces his American counterpart Sam Querrey. Querrey has the upper hand with four wins to Isner's one in their head to head stats. Querrey has also won 17 out of 18 meetings with her American countrymen since 2013. 

Also on centre-court will be a match up with American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil which will be their first head to head encounter. 

Also in second round action today is the fifth seed Benoit Paire, sixth seed Fabio Fognini and number eight seed Roberto Bautista Agut.

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