Chengdu, September 9 (Reporter He Shaoqing) The 18 ATP Chengdu Open held a drawing ceremony on the afternoon of the 2023th. The 18 ATP Chengdu Open is one of the first week of the ATP Tour Asian season, with singles top-half featuring Tokyo 2023 gold medallist Zverev and Bulgaria's Dimitrov.

The 2023 ATP Chengdu Open held a draw ceremony in Chengdu on the afternoon of the 18th. Photo courtesy of Chengdu Sports Bureau

Both Zverev and Dimitrov enjoyed first-round byes. This was Zverev's first Chengdu Open, and he immediately came to the stadium to train on the afternoon of his arrival. Currently ranked eighth in the list of "Towards the Turin Year-end Finals", he hopes to achieve satisfactory results in this year's Chengwang and strive for a ticket to the finals.

Also in the same zone and a half as them are two Chinese players Mu Tao and Cui Jie, who are playing on wild cards, who will face France's Mutai and Peru's Barillas in the first round. In addition, Kecmanovic and Vukic were also divided in this semi-district.

The second half is led by second-seeded Jose Musetti, with a second-round opponent between Portugal's Borges and a qualifier. Bublik, who was runner-up at the last Chengdu Open, was also in the semi-zone. Belgian player Berhes, who played on a wild card, has recently gained countless fans in Chengdu for his handsome appearance, and he will face Serbia's Rajovic in the first round.

Tomorrow, the 2023 ATP Chengdu Open will be a qualifying matchup. Two Chinese players, Li Wenfu and Xiao Linang, who won the qualifying singles wildcards, will also appear in Chengdu. (End)