by Harry Cummins
With the top 32 men's (ATP) seeds all receiving byes, several unseeded players in first round action starting tomorrow (Thur March 7) have the potential to set up some fascinating 2nd round clashes at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
(3) Alexander Zverev vs Misch Zverov Brother vs Brother battle.
(9) Stefanos Tsitsipas vs (WC) Felix Auger-Aliassime Face-off of future stars of the sport
(12) Karen Khachanov vs Thomas Berdych Berdych must first get by Feliciano Lopez of Spain
(22) Kyle Edmond vs Francis Tiafoe Tiafoe must first defeat Nicolas Jary of Chile
(25) Denis Shapovalov vs Taylor Fritz Fritz must first survive an all-American 1st round match vs Steve Johnson
You can follow the 2 week tournament with wall-to-wall coverage provided by the Tennis Channel and ESPN. WTA (Women) 1st round matches begin on Wed.. This is the largest ATP and WTA combined 2 week event in the world.