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Djokovic, Azarenka Named Top Seeds for Australian Open Tennis

January 07, 2013

Australian Open organizers announced the following seedings for the season-opening Grand Slam tennis tournament starting Jan. 14 at Melbourne Park:

MEN’S SEEDS
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1 Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
2 Roger Federer (Switzerland)
3 Andy Murray (Great Britain)
4 David Ferrer (Spain)
5 Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic)
6 Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina)
7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France)
8 Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia)
9 Richard Gasquet (France)
10 Nicolas Almagro (Spain)
11 Juan Monaco (Argentina)
12 John Isner (U.S.)
13 Marin Cilic (Croatia)
14 Milos Raonic (Canada)
15 Gilles Simon (France)
16 Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland)
17 Kei Nishikori (Japan)
18 Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany)
19 Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine)
20 Tommy Haas (Germany)
21 Sam Querrey (U.S.)
22 Andreas Seppi (Italy)
23 Fernando Verdasco (Spain)
24 Mikhail Youzhny (Russia)
25 Jerzy Janowicz (Poland)
26 Florian Mayer (Germany)
27 Jurgen Melzer (Austria)
28 Martin Klizan (Slovakia)
29 Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus)
30 Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil)
31 Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic)
32 Marcel Granollers (Spain)

WOMEN’S SEEDS
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1 Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)
2 Maria Sharapova (Russia)
3 Serena Williams (U.S.)
4 Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland)
5 Angelique Kerber (Germany)
6 Li Na (China)
7 Sara Errani (Italy)
8 Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic)
9 Samantha Stosur (Australia)
10 Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
11 Marion Bartoli (France)
12 Nadia Petrova (Russia)
13 Ana Ivanovic (Serbia)
14 Maria Kirilenko (Russia)
15 Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia)
16 Roberta Vinci (Italy)
17 Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic)
18 Julia Goerges (Germany)
19 Ekaterina Makarova (Russia)
20 Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium)
21 Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.)
22 Jelena Jankovic (Serbia)
23 Klara Zakopalova (Czech Republic)
24 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia)
25 Venus Williams (U.S.)
26 Su-Wei Hsieh (Taiwan)
27 Sorana Cirstea (ROmania)
28 Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan)
29 Sloane Stephens (U.S.)
30 Tamira Paszek (Austria)
31 Urszula Radwanska (Poland)
32 Mona Barthel (Germany)

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dan Baynes at dbaynes@bloomberg.net


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