ENTRY LIST RELEASED FOR THE ATP CHALLENGER 125 WITH 10 CONTESTANTS WITHIN THE WORLD 'TOP-100'
Fernando Verdasco, Pablo Andujar and Jaume Munar among the most outstanding players confirmed
The AnyTech365 Andalucía Open 2022 closes its official player acceptance list for the ATP Challenger 125, which will be held from March 27 to April 3 at Puente Romano Beach Resort in Marbella, among which are 10 tennis players within the world 'Top-100'.
The Slovak Alex Molcan, number 67 in the ATP ranking, is the best classified among those registered, followed by the 2019 champion Pablo Andújar, currently ranked 69. Roberto Carballés Baena and Jiri Vesely would be the third and fourth seed at the moment respectively; the Spaniard will play his third consecutive edition of the tournament, while the Czech will attend after reaching the final of the ATP 500 in Dubai just two weeks ago, beating world No. 1 Novak Djokovic along the way, and who would return to Marbella after his last participation in 2019 where he reached the quarterfinals.
Among other outstanding names we find Fernando Verdasco, former world No. 7 and winner of seven ATP titles; Jaume Munar, who will seek the trophy after being defeated in the last three finals of the tournament; Holger Rune, a highly progressive 18-year-old Danish player who already played in the Next Gen ATP Finals last season; Lucas Pouille who reached the world Top-10 in 2018 with five ATP titles under his belt; and two great former world Top-20 veterans like Pablo Cuevas and Philipp Kohlschreiber, with six and eight ATP titles respectively.
The full list will be known once the 3 wild cards available to the tournament organization have been delivered, all of them with the possibility of being awarded to players between 11th and 50th place in the ATP rankings.