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Sunday sees the start of first round action in the men’s section of the Italian Open.
There is an enticing first match up on Center Court as 16th seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa takes on Spain’s Feliciano Lopez. It is their first meeting on clay, Anderson winning the first three times they have played before Lopez won at the Capital World Tennis Championship this year.
Also on Center on Sunday is Bernand Tomic of Australia against Benoit Paire of France while Belgium’s David Goffin, the 12th seed, is in action against Leonardo Mayer.
Other first round matches are Juan Monaco against Steve Johnson, Sam Querry v Albert Ramos-Vinolas and Viktor Troicki v Teymuraz Gabashivili.