The Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati announced its draw today, and here are the results. Rafael Nadal is seeded eight and has a bye in the first round. He will play the second round against the winner of the match between Rajeev Ram and Jeremy Chardy.
Seeds in Rafa’s quarter: Milos Raonic, Kevin Anderson and Roger Federer. Seeds in the rest of his half include Marin Cilic, Richard Gasquet, Grigor Dimitrov and Andy Murray.
Seeds in the top half: Novak Djokovic, David Goffin, Stan Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori, Gael Monfils, John Isner and Tomas Berdch.
- Djokovic vs. Wawrinka
- Nishikori vs. Berdych
- Murray vs. Cilic
- Federer vs. Nadal
Rafa’s potential route to the final:
- 1st round: Bye
- 2nd round: Rajeev Ram or Jeremy Chardy
- 3rd round: Milos Raonic
- Quarter-final: Roger Federer
- Semi-final: Andy Murray
- Final: Novak Djokovic
Good luck, Rafa!