Head-To-Head: First meeting
Fireworks will fly at the Mutua Madrid Open, as Marcos has drawn talented young gun Nick Kyrgios in the first round. Making his eighth appearance at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event, he is seeking his first match win on clay this year.
Marcos will face 16th seed Kyrgios to open his Madrid campaign, with either Bernard Tomic or Ryan Harrison waiting in the second round. No. 4 Rafael Nadal, No. 5 Milos Raonic and No. 9 David Goffin are the other seeds in his quarter of the draw.
Marcos is making his 55th appearance at the elite Masters 1000 level. It is his first of the 2017 season.