Delbonis and Coria test each other at the ATP in Marrakech

After a month of activity in the United States, the circuit returns to move to different parts of the world. The ATP 250 from Marrakech will be in charge of receiving Félix Auger-Aliassime (9th in the world) and Daniel Evans (27th) as the top favorites for the title. The start of the Canadian’s campaign will be against local wild card Elliot Benchetrit. While the British will give the green light in the tournament against Pablo Andújar, three times champion of the tournament.

The South American quota will be covered thanks to the participation of the Argentines Federico Delbonis (36th) and Federico Coria (60th) and from Bolivian Hugo Dellien (90 °). The fifth favorite and winner in the 2015 edition will meet Joao Sousa in the premiere. While Coria will face the seventh seed, Alexander Davidovich Fokina (43rd). the dutch Botic van de Zandschulp (42°)fifth seed, will start against the representative of Trinidad.

Continuing with the favourites, Fabio Fognini (34th), seeded No. 3, will have to wait for a player from the qualifying phase. The last winner of the Córdoba Open and fourth seed in Marrakech, Albert Ramos Viñolas (35 °), will start his journey against Lorenzo Musetti. The last of the candidates Laslo Djere (53 °)will jump onto the field to face the young Czech Jiri Lehecka.

The first round will be completed with the matches that will star: Molcan vs. Griekspoor, Taberner vs. Hanfmann, Vesely vs. Jaziri (WC), Laaksonen vs. Gasquet and Cecchinato vs. Carballes Baena. Goffin, Majchrzak and Popyrin wait for rivals from qualy.

The projected quarterfinals would be Auger-Aliassime vs. Van de Zandschulp, Ramos Vinola vs. Djere, Davidovich Fokina vs. Fognini and Delbonis vs. Evans.


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