Six singles and two doubles matches to be played on the first day of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open main draw.
Two Argentines are the first to get on the Garanti Koza Arena on day 1. Facundo Bagnis will take on last year’s semi-final runner Diego Schwartzman at 12.30 local time.
Opening match of Court no.1 will be played between Adrian Ungur and Filip Krajinovic. Following this encounter, Dudi Sela will challenger 19-year-old qualifier Andrey Rublev.
Only match of Court no.2 will bring 2015 TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open doubles champion Dusan Lajovic and qualifier Renzo Olivo together.
ILHAN STARTS CAMPAIGN
At 3pm local-time, Turkey’s top player Marsel Ilhan will try to salute his citizens with a win. He is going to face Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena, currently ranked 118th.
Up next on Garanti Koza Arena, partnership of homecrowd favorite Cem Ilkel and Australian star Bernard Tomic, will play Aljaz Bedene/Antonio Sancic.
Clash between lefties will close the center court as 8th seed Albert Ramos to compete against Adrian Mannarino.