of Croatia will be aiming to bounce back from a disappointing 2nd round loss in the ATP Masters 1000 event in Shanghai China.
The young Croat lost in straight sets to the talented Italian Andreas Seppi, Seppi at his best can beat some of the world’s best players and he will be encouraged with this result.
Cilic last year stunned the tennis world when he beat the world number 4 Andy Murray in straight sets in the 4th round of the US Open in Flushing Meadows New York, he lost in the quarter finals in 4 sets to the eventual champion Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina.
Cilic then beaten former US Open champions Del Potro and Andy Roddick at the Australian Open in Melbourne this year before losing in the Semi Finals to Murray.
Murray was then beaten in the final in straight sets by the former world number 1 Roger Federer.