Kyrgios to face little known Brazilian

The countries best chance in the men's Australian Open draw Nick Kyrgios will face Rogerio Dutra Silva in the opening round.

Another exciting Aussie Thanasi Kokkanakis faces Russia's Daniil Medvedev and West Aussie Matt Ebden was doubt the toughest challenge taking on American 16th seed John Isner. 

Young star Alex De Minaur was drawn 19th seed Tomas Berdych and Jordan Thompson will face Nicholas Kicker of Argentina. 

World number one Rafael Nadal opens against Victor Estrella Burgos and defending champion Roger Federer meets Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene. 

The tournament begins Monday January 22. 

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