KOBLENZ, February 16, 2020
The draw has been made for the fourth edition of the Koblenz Open, which begins on Monday. World No. 143 Yannick Maden from Germany leads the line-up. The top seed of the €46,600 ATP Challenger Tour tournament will open his title bid after a first-round bye against a fellow German, either wild card entry Louis Wessels or Peter Heller.
No. 2 seed Yannick Hanfmann of Germany awaits the winner of the encounter between Markus Eriksson from Sweden and Michael Vrbensky from the Czech Republic. Third favourite Tallon Griekspoor from the Netherlands will play either Italian youngster Enrico Dalla Valle or a qualifier. No. 4 seed Oscar Otte will start his Koblenz campaign against the winner of the match between Czech wild card entry Marek Gengel and his compatriot Vit Kopriva.
A total of 14 players from Germany appear in the singles main draw including 2018 champion Mats Moraing, who is seeded eighth, and crowd favourite Dustin Brown.
“There are a couple of great first-round matches. I wish all of us a week of high-quality tennis. Thanks to all, who made the tournament possible again,” organizer and tournament director Heiko Hampl said.
The winner of the hard-court event will earn €6,190 in prize money as well as 80 ATP Ranking points.
Full singles main draw
 Y. Maden (GER) – Bye
[WC] L. Wessels (GER) vs. P. Heller (GER)
J. Jahn (GER) vs. B. Hassan (GER)
 P. Kotov (RUS) – Bye
 J. Lenz (GER) – Bye
M. Marterer (GER) vs. E. Struvay (COL)
K. Zuk (POL) vs. I. Sijsling (NED)
 B. Van de Zandschulp (NED) – Bye
 T. Griekspoor (NED) – Bye
E. Dalla Valle (ITA) vs. Qualifier
V. Safranek (CZE) vs. C. Heyman (BEL)
 D. Masur (GER) – Bye
 N. Kuhn (ESP) – Bye
A. Bega (ITA) vs. E. Leshem (ISR)
M. Basic (BIH) vs. Y. Mertens (BEL)
 M. Moraing (GER) – Bye
 M. Janvier (FRA) – Bye
D. Kuzmanov (BUL) vs. V. Orlov (UKR)
U. Ignatik (BLR) vs. [WC] N. Ehrenschneider (GER)
 D. Brown (GER) – Bye
 T. Gabashvili (RUS) – Bye
[WC] L. Zima (GER) vs. T. Machac (CZE)
[WC] M. Gengel (CZE) vs. V. Kopriva (CZE)
 O. Otte (GER) – Bye
 Q. Halys (FRA) – Bye
[WC] M. Welte (GER) vs. A. Pavlasek (CZE)
D. Added (FRA) vs. A. Dubrivnyy (RUS)
 R. Bemelmans (BEL) – Bye
 L. Miedler (AUT) – Bye
Qualifier vs. F. Jianu (ROU)
M. Eriksson (SWE) vs. M. Vrbensky (CZE)
 Y. Hanfmann (GER) – Bye
For more information and tickets for the Koblenz Open, please visit the tournament’s official website.