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Djokovic, Azarenka Top Seeds for 2013 Australian Open


Novak Djokovic Hopman CupAzarenka smiles

(January 7, 2013) The seeds are set for for the first major tournament of the year, the 2013 Australian Open. World No.1 and defending men’s singles champion Novak Djokovic will enter the tournament as the No. 1 men’s seed, while fellow world No. 1 and defending women’s singles champion Victoria Azarenka will start her campaign for back-to-back titles as top seed in the women’s draw.

The seeds for Australian Open 2013 are as follows:

Men’s seeds

1 Novak Djokovic (SRB)

2 Roger Federer (SUI)

3 Andy Murray (GBR)

4 David Ferrer (ESP)

5 Tomas Berdych (CZE)

6 Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)

7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)

8 Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)

9 Richard Gasquet (FRA)

10 Nicolas Almagro (ESP)

11 Juan Monaco (ARG)

12 John Isner (USA)

13 Marin Cilic (CRO)

14 Milos Raonic (CAN)

15 Gilles Simon (FRA)

16 Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)

17 Kei Nishikori (JPN)

18 Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER)

19 Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)

20 Tommy Haas (GER)

21 Sam Querrey (USA)

22 Andreas Seppi (ITA)

23 Fernando Verdasco (ESP)

24 Mikhail Youzhny (RUS)

25 Jerzy Janowicz (POL)

26 Florian Mayer (GER)

27 Jurgen Melzer (AUT)

28 Martin Klizan (SVK)

29 Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)

30 Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)

31 Radek Stepanek (CZE)

32 Marcel Granollers (ESP)

Women’s seeds

1 Victoria Azarenka (BLR)

2 Maria Sharapova (RUS)

3 Serena Williams (USA)

4 Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)

5 Angelique Kerber (GER)

6 Li Na (CHN)

7 Sara Errani (ITA)

8 Petra Kvitova (CZE)

9 Samantha Stosur (AUS)

10 Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)

11 Marion Bartoli (FRA)

12 Nadia Petrova (RUS)

13 Ana Ivanovic (SRB)

14 Maria Kirilenko (RUS)

15 Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)

16 Roberta Vinci (ITA)

17 Lucie Safarova (CZE)

18 Julia Goerges (GER)

19 Ekaterina Makarova (RUS)

20 Yanina Wickmayer (BEL)

21 Varvara Lepchenko (USA)

22 Jelena Jankovic (SRB)

23 Klara Zakopalova (CZE)

24 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)

25 Venus Williams (USA)

26 Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE)

27 Sorana Cirstea (ROU)

28 Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ)

29 Sloane Stephens (USA)

30 Tamira Paszek (AUT)

31 Urszula Radwanska (POL)

32 Mona Barthel (GER)
The official draw for Australian Open 2013 will take place at Crown Riverside, directly opposite Melbourne Aquarium, at 10.00am on Friday, January 11.

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