NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 02: Jack Sock of the United States returns a shot to Andy Roddick of the United States during Day Five of the 2011 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
First round action at the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open begins Monday. The top four seeds have earned byes, but several notable Americans will be in play including Jack Sock and Brian Baker.
The 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open begins first-round action Monday once qualifying wraps up. The top four seeds have all earned byes to start the tournament, meaning No. 1 John Isner, No. 2 Mardy Fish, No. 3 Kei Nishikori and No. 4 Andy Roddick won't be in action.
There will still be plenty to keep an eye on, however. Several Americans are in play, including 19-year-old Jack Sock. The former junior U.S. Open champion will take on No. 7 seed Alex Bogomolov, Jr. on Monday. Brian Baker, meanwhile, hopes to ride the momentum from his four-round run at Wimbledon to a win in Atlanta, starting Monday against Igor Kunitsyn of Russia.
Here is the full first-round schedule for Monday.
Not Before 5:00 P.M. ET
Jack Sock (USA) vs. No. 7 Alex Bogomolov Jr. (Rsa)
Gilles Muller (Lux) vs. Marinko Matosevic (Aus)
Paolo Lorenzi (Ita) vs. No. 5 Kevin Anderson (SA)
Paul Capdeville (Chi) vs. Nicolas Mahut (Fra)
Not Before 8:00 P.M. ET
Steve Johnson (USA) vs. Donald Young (USA)
Igor Kunitsyn (Rsa) vs. Brian Baker (USA)
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