Ugo Humbert is the latest accepted entry into Sofia Open 2020 main draw. 22-year old Frenchman is ranked 37th in the world after winning his first ATP singles title in January at the ASB Classic in Auckland. Humbert has also reached the European Open final in Antwerp where later today he’ll face a fellow Sofia Open participant – Alex de Minaur.
In 2020 Humbert was also a semifinalist at Delray Beach Open quarterfinalist at Hamburg European Open and New York Open.
In Sofia Open main draw he will replace Fabio Fognini who tested positive for COVID-19 last Monday. Because of his ongoing recovery the Italian was forced to withdraw from the last ATP 250 tournament for 2020.
Sofia Open 2020 entry list is not only the strongest in tournament’s history. It’s the strongest of an ATP 250 tournament in almost four years! The 19 directly accepted players for the fifth edition of Sofia Open (November 7-14) are: Diego Schwartzman, Gael Monfils, Denis Shapovalov, Roberto Bautista Agut, Pablo Carreño Busta, Karen Khachanov, Milos Raonic, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Dusan Lajovic, Casper Ruud, Borna Coric, Taylor Fritz, Alex de Minaur, Filip Krajinovic, Jan-Lennard Struff, Nikoloz Basilashvili, Kei Nishikori, Kevin Anderson and Ugo Humbert.