1:28pm Tuesday 24th April 2012
By Andy Carswell
FORMER US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro leads the list of star names who will be appearing at the Boodles tennis tournament in June.
Frenchman Gael Monfils, a former winner of the tournament, will be making his fifth appearance, while Richard Gasquet, Stanislas Wawrinka and Alexandr Dolgopolov have also been confirmed in this year's line-up.
Del Potro, who is ranked at ten in the world, won the Grand Slam event in 2009, while the rest of the line-up are all currently in the world's top 25 players.
Boodles, which is held at Stoke Park, is seen as one of last warm-up tournaments before the Wimbledon fortnight.
This year's final is on Saturday June 23, with Wimbledon getting underway two days later.
Last year's Boodles champion Novak Djokovic went on to claim victory in SW19, while British number one Andy Murray was a surprise late inclusion to the bill.
Three more players will be added to the list of stars taking part before the tournament starts on June 19.
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