Draw released for 2021 ATP National Bank Open (Rogers Cup) including Nadal, Medvedev and Tsitsipas
The draw has been released ahead of the 2021 ATP National Bank Open also known as the Rogers Cup which is set to take place in Toronto between August 6–15, 2021.
Top seeds involved are Daniil Medvedev, Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas with withdrawals coming from the likes of Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Roger Federer for a myriad of reasons including the Olympic Games.
The top 16 players receive a bye, these include Nadal, Medvedev and Tsitsipas who will face in the case of the Spaniard, it will be either Lloyd Harris or a qualifier.
While for Medvedev, he will open up against either Dan Evans or Alexander Bublik. Tsitsipas will face either Lorenzo Sonego or Ugo Humbert.
Other potential second round ties to look out for include Alex de Minaur potentially against US sensation, Jenson Brooksby who faces Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Miomir Kecmanovic will face Kei Nishikori with a tie against Hubert Hurkacz awaiting the winner. Andrey Rublev similarly will face a tough test in either Jan-Lennard Struff or Fabio Fognini.
Denis Shapovalov could face Sebastian Korda, while Nck Kyrgios will open up against Reilly Opelka with a tie against Grigor Dimitrov potentially awaiting before Rafael Nadal who is in the same section.
2021 National Bank Open (Rogers Cup) ATP Draw in full