Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 June 2019

Dubai Tennis: Day 2 order of play as No 1 seed Kei Nishikori makes UAE debut and Marin Cilic faces Gael Monfils

A rundown of all the action scheduled for Tuesday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

Kei Nishikori is in action at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday. Antonie Robertson / The National
Kei Nishikori is in action at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday. Antonie Robertson / The National

No 1 seed Kei Nishikori will play his first match in the UAE on Tuesday as he begins his challenge to win the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the first time.

The Japanese world No 6 goes up against Benoit Paire on Centre Court at the Dubai Duty Tennis Stadium, with the action expected to start around 4pm.

In the evening session's main match, No 3 seed and 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic faces Gael Monfils, an opponent he has never won against in three previous meetings.

Order of play for second day of ATP Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Centre Court

Starts 2pm

Ricardo Berankis v Daniil Medvedev (8)

Not before 4pm

(1) Kei Nishikori v Benoit Paire

Not before 7pm

(3) Marin Cilic v Gael Monfils

Matthew Ebden v Stefanos Tsitsipas (5)

Court 1

Starts 2pm

Egor Gerasimov v Robin Haase

Mohamed Safwat v Marcos Baghdatis

Tomas Berdych v IIya Ivashka

(6) Borna Coric v Mikhail Kukushkin

Updated: February 26, 2019 02:21 PM

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