The Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters singles draw has been set and we’ve discovered that Novak Djokovic—two-time champion and present World No.1—and Rafael Nadal—11-time champion and King of Clay—have been drawn into reverse halves of the draw.
Djokovic may face 2021 Miami Open champion Hubert Hurkacz within the third spherical and, if the seeds maintain, No.5-seeded Alexander Zverev within the quarterfinals.
Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas, a possible semifinal opponent of Djokovic, will face both Aslan Karatsev or Italian wild card Lorenzo Musetti in his second-round match (after bye).
Felix-Auger-Aliassime, who started a brand new teaching association with Toni Nadal, the uncle of Rafael, will face No.16-seeded Cristian Garin in his opening-round match.
No.2-seeded Daniil Medvedev will face both Filip Krajinovic or Nikoloz Basilashvili in his second-round match (after a bye), whereas 2019 champion Fabio Fognini (defending champion, the tournaments was cancelled final yr) will face Miomir Kecmanovic in his opening-round match.