Join us for an sparkling week of movement from Montreal, where big-name players including Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to kick-start their US Open preparations.
We will pierce we a really best movement from a Uniprix Stadium, Jarry Park, live opposite a platforms, with a first-round matches commencement on Monday.
Fresh from winning Wimbledon, Federer, a two-time leader of a Rogers Cup, is named on a entrance list for a contest that plays a pivotal purpose in a lead-up to a US Open, a final vital of a year. The 19-time Grand Slam champion, should he take part, will face substantial foe from a likes of Rafael Nadal, home favourite Milos Raonic and Wimbledon runner-up Marin Cilic.
The tournament’s choice now includes a world’s tip 4 players – Andy Murray, Nadal, Federer and Stan Wawrinka – though there is no pledge they will underline a tip 3 including Murray, a three-time champion of a tournament, who is undergoing an endless reconstruction module following his hip damage issues that impacted his performances during Wimbledon.
Federer is out of this universe
No greatest can report a enchanting winning appurtenance that is Roger Federer. He continues to challenge age and proof after his latest Grand Slam win.
Novak Djokovic, who has forsaken to No 5 in a ATP rankings, is out for a rest of a year with an bend damage and therefore will be incompetent to urge his title. Last year a eventuality was hold in Toronto as a dual cities swap a charge of hosting.
Raonic, who is a usually approach entrance into a categorical draw, has forsaken to No 10 and will be a ninth seed. That means he won’t accept a bye in a initial turn and could face a important name in a third round.
Qualifying rounds will start on Saturday and will establish a beneficiaries of a final 12 accessible places within a categorical pull of a hard-court tournament.
August 7, 2017, 5:30pm
We will have a Masters 1000 array in Montreal and Cincinnati lonesome around a website skysports.com/tennis and we will also be means to watch all a movement live on Sky Sports.
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