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2016 PARIS MASTERS 1000 - All 16 seeds received byes into the second round. Tomas Berdych who is seeded #7 will open against either Portugal's Joao Sousa or Qual. Italy's Andreas Seppi

Posted on October 28, 2016 at 4:35 PM

Friday, October 28, 2016 Richard Gasquet helps make the draw for the 2016 BNP Paribas Masters



[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) - BYE

Nicolas Almagro (ESP) vs Gilles Muller (LUX)

Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) vs [WC] Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA)

[14] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) - BYE

[9] Marin Cilic - BYE

Qual. Dusan Lajovic (SRB) vs Ivo Karlovic (CRO)

Nicolas Mahut (FRA) vs Martin Klizan (SVK)

[8] David Goffin (BEL) – BYE

[3] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) - BYE

Qual. Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) vs Illya Marchenk (UKR)

[SE] Mischa Zverev (GER) vs John Isner (USA)

[15] David Ferrer (ESP) - BYE

[12] Richard Gasquet (FRA) - BYE

Steve Johnson (USA) vs Guido Pella (ARG)

Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) vs Jack Sock (USA)

[6] Dominic Thiem (AUT) – BYE

[5] Kei Nishikori (JPN) - BYE

Viktor Troicki (SRB) vs [WC] Adrian Mannarino (FRA)

Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) vs [WC] Stephane Robert (FRA)

[11] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) - BYE

[16] Pablo Cuevas (URU) - BYE

Benoit Paire (FRA) vs Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)

Pablo Carreno-Busta (ESP) vs Fabio Fognini (ITA)

[4] Milos Raonic [CAN] – BYE

[7] Tomas Berdych (CZE) - BYE

Qual. Andreas Seppi (ITA) vs Joao Sousa (POR)

Gilles Simon (FRA) vs Qual. Julien Benneteau (FRA)

[10] Roberto Bautista-Agut (ESP) - BYE

[13] Lucas Pouille (FRA) - BYE

Qual. Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA)  vs Feliciano Lopez (ESP)

Qual. Robin Haase (NED)  vs Fernando Verdasco (ESP)

[2] Andy Murray (GBR) - BYE

Big names missing:

They won't compete again until 2017 (Gael Monfils excepted)

Roger Federer: nursing his knee, will be 'completely on track' for January tour return

Rafael Nadal: ends season early to recover from persistent wrist injury

Borna Coric: underwent knee surgery in September 2016

Alexander Zverev: fitness issues, wants to do a two months off-season in order to be perfectly prepared for next year

Nick Kyrgios: has been handed a conditional eight-week ATP ban

Bernard Tomic: stomach soreness has put an end to his 2016 season

Kevin Anderson: unknown reasons, but it has been a tough season for Anderson in which he has battled with injury throughout

Gael Monfils: rib injury, he will hope to recover fully in time for his debut appearance at the ATP World Tour Finals

Marcel Granollers: has pulled out of the Paris Masters, without giving a reason

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