Seppi Seeks Confidence
- Andreas Seppi aims to rebound from back-to-back opening-round losses in Madrid and Rome. Seppi will look to advance past the second round in Nice for the first time on his third appearance.
Hewitt Returns To Action
- Former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt returns to action for the first time in five weeks as he makes his debut in Nice. The Australian is chasing his third ATP World Tour clay-court title.
- Leading Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey both feature in Nice. Isner is bidding for his second ATP World Tour clay-court title of the season, following victory in Houston.