Thrilling duels right at the start
Supervised by Chef Referee Sören Friemel the matching of the first round was drawn yesterday downtown Kitzbühel. Top player like Philipp Kohlschreiber (1), Juan Monaco (2), Jürgen Melzer (3) and Fernando Verdasco (4) are free of play and starting in second round. The main draw of the first round shows duels like Daniel BRANDS (GER) vs. Carlos BERLOCQ (ARG), Albert MONTANES (ESP) vs. Adrian UNGUR (ROU) and Mate PAVIC (CRO) vs. Marcel GRANOLLERS (ESP). The Qualifiers are played today and the strengths of the players are comparable with most challenger competitions.