Nikolai Davidenko to play Daniel Bracciali in first round of Krelmin Cup

MOSCOW, October 8 (RIA Novosti) -- Following the drawing of lots by men at the Moscow Kremlin Cup tournament Saturday, top-seed Russian Nikolai Davidenko will play Italian Daniel Bracciali who ranks 94th on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) list.

Another Russian, third seed Mikhail Yuzhny, will face an unseeded player in his first match, while Igor Andreev (No. 7) will play German Philipp Kholschreiber.

Other Russians will be paired off as follows:

Dmitry Tursunov -- Kenneth Carlsen (Denmark), Teimuraz Gabashvili -- Gilles Muller (Luxembourg).

Russian Yevgeny Kirillov got a wild card from the organizers and will play fourth seed Belarusian Maxim Mirny in the first round.

In other matches, Slovak Dominique Hrbaty (No. 2) will meet with Frenchman Cyril Saulnier, while Briton Greg Rusedski will play another Frenchman, Michel Llodra.

The principal matches in the Kremlin Cup 2005 will start on Monday, October 10.

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