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Andy Murray to face Andrey Kuznetsov at French Open

Top seed Andy Murray will face world number 85 Andrey Kuznetsov in the first round of the French Open at Roland Garros.

Andy Murray has been drawn to play Andrey Kuznetsov in the opening round of the French Open.

The top seed holds two victories over the world number 85, but both of their previous meetings came on hard courts at the US Open and in Beijing.

Murray has been placed in the opposite side of the draw to Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, who play Marcel Granollers and Benoit Paire respectively, but the Scot faces the possibility of meeting Juan Martin del Potro and Alexander Zverev before the quarter-finals.

Should he progress that far, Kei Nishikori could await him in the last eight with former champion Stanislas Wawrinka a potential foe in the semis.

British number two Kyle Edmund plays Gastao Elias in his opening match, while Dan Evans and Aljaz Bedene face Tommy Robredo and Ryan Harrison respectively.

In the women's draw, British number one Johanna Konta has been drawn to play Hsieh Su-wei in the first round.


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Result
Kudla
Schwartzman
4 5 6 7  4
6 7 3 66 6
Result
Travaglia
Basilashvili
6 3 6 4 3
3 6 3 6 6
Result
Tsitsipas
Troicki
6 2 6 7
3 6 2 5
Result
Hives
Garcia
3 3
6 6
Result
Kontaveit
Sasnovich
3 3
6 6
Result
Pavlyuchenkova
Bertens
3 6 6
6 3 3
Result
Stephens
Babos
6 6
3 1
Result
Vondrousova
Martic
4 5
6 7
Result
Albot
Verdasco
1 62 3
6 7  6
Result
Anderson
Tiafoe
6 4 4 5
4 6 6 7
Result
Berdych
Haase
6 6 6
1 3 3
Result
Cilic
McDonald
7 69 6 6
5 7  4 4
Result
Thompson
Seppi
3 4 4
6 6 6
Result
Barty
Wang
6 6
2 3
Result
Collins
Vickery
6 7
3 5
Result
Sharma
Sakkari
1 4
6 6
Result
Evans
Federer
65 63 3
7  7  6
Result
Fabbiano
Opelka
615 6 6 3 7 
7  2 4 6 65
Result
Monfils
Fritz
3 7  66 65
6 68 7  7 
Result
Bencic
Putintseva
7 4 6
5 6 2
Result
Boulter
Sabalenka
3 4
6 6
Result
Larsson
Wozniacki
1 3
6 6
Result
Tsurenko
Anisimova
0 2
6 6
Result
Vekic
Birrell
4 6 1
6 4 6
Result
Nishioka
Khachanov
3 3 3
6 6 6
Result
Bautista Agut
Millman
6 6 3 66 6
3 1 6 7  4
Result
Kvitova
Begu
6 6
1 3
Result
Dimitrov
Cuevas
6 65 6 7
3 7  3 5
Result
De Minaur
Laaksonen
6 6 67 4 6
4 2 7  6 3
Result
Haddad Maia
Kerber
2 3
6 6
Result
Ebden
Nadal
3 2 2
6 6 6
Result
Sharapova
Peterson
6 6
2 1

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