Ferrero next opponent in Madrid

The Manolo Santana centre court of the Mutua Madrid Open is the new destination of Thiemo. He will meet Juan Carlos Ferrero in the first round on Monday (not before 4:00 pm), according to the draw. The 22-year old reached the main tournament after a three-sets win over Lukasz Kubot (POL) on Sunday.

Thiemo and Ferrero have met once on ATP level in Barcelona, with the Dutchman winning after three stunning sets in April 2010. The experienced Spaniard recently made his comeback with a quarterfinal spot in Barcelona after a six-months absence. Ferrero received a last-minute wildcard from the tournament organisiation