Halle: The draw
In singles, Rafa will face the winner of a match between Lukas Lacko and a qualifier after his first round bye. Seeds in Rafa’s half are: Kohlschreiber, Berdych, and Granollers. Seeds in the bottom half of the draw include Seppi, Dolgopolov, Raonic, and Federer.
Rafa’s doubles partner will be Granollers. They will face Mertinak and Troicki in the first round.