- Dec 17, 2016
Although the Madrid Open is not a grand slam tournament but the draw has high profile names. For the women, world #1 Asheleigh Barty, #2 Naomi Osaka and #3 Simona Halep are there aside from other familiar names like Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka. In the men’s side, it is Rafael Nadal that is top see to play in his homeland. World #2 Daniil Medvedev and world #3 Dominic Thiem are also in the draw and they are expected to do good this time after their unfortunate debacle in the past 2 tournaments.