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Holger Rune vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime, Andy Murray vs. Alex de Minaur; Beijing Draw Throws Up R1 Thrillers | ATP Tour

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Holger Rune and Felix Auger-Aliassime are locked at 1-1 of their Lexus ATP Head2Head collection.

Alcaraz, Rune, Sinner in identical half

The China Open draw has thrown up a number of intriguing first-round matches. Third seed Holger Rune meets Felix Auger-Aliassime, former champion Andy Murray will renew his Lexus ATP Head2Head rivalry with Alex de Minaur and second seed Daniil Medvedev meets Turin hopeful Tommy Paul. Medvedev may play Murray within the second spherical.

The ATP 500 hard-court occasion, which is happening for the primary time since 2019, options eight of the Prime 10 gamers within the Pepperstone ATP Rankings. World No. 2 and prime seed Carlos Alcaraz faces a qualifier on debut and will play Karen Khachanov or Lorenzo Musetti within the second spherical.

The Spaniard, who has received six tour-level trophies this yr, is seeded to fulfill Casper Ruud within the quarter-finals. The seventh seed opens in opposition to Jan-Lennard Struff, who returned from damage final week in Zhuhai.

Rune can also be within the prime half and will play 22-year-old Italian Jannik Sinner within the quarter-finals. Denmark’s Rune is eighth within the Pepperstone ATP Dwell Race To Turin and can hope for a deep run to spice up his probabilities of qualifying for the Nitto ATP Finals. Sixth seed Sinner meets Washington champion Daniel Evans within the first spherical.

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Alexander Zverev, seventh within the Pepperstone ATP Dwell Race To Turin, is seeded to tackle Stefanos Tsitsipas within the quarter-finals. Zverev opens in opposition to Diego Schwartzman, whereas Tsitsipas performs Nicolas Jarry. Fifth seed Andrey Rublev is within the backside half and opens in opposition to Briton Cameron Norrie.

#NextGenATP Chinese language star Shang Juncheng carries house hopes in Beijing. The 18-year-old begins in opposition to Yoshihito Nishioka.

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