Earlier today, the draw for the 2006 US Open was released and in the first round, Richard will face Phillip Simmonds (USA).
Order of playThe match is scheduled on Monday for third on court seven.
Full men's singles draw
In the second round Richard would face either Simon or Bracciali. Richard is in the bottom half of the draw, but in the same quarter as Ljubicic, Roddick, Hewitt, Agassi and Baghdatis!
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