Monday, January 9, 2012

Novak given top seed in Melbourne (Australian Open)

    Novak given top seed in Melbourne - Australian Open!
   Defending champion Djokovic is the top seed for the Australian Open, which gets underway in Melbourne on January 16.
   Caroline Wozniacki and defending champion Djokovic are the top-seeded players at the Australian Open.

   Djokovic won 3 Slams last year and is a two time champion at Melbourne.

   The 24-year-old Serb proved himself the player to beat in 2011 winning the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the French Open and a record-breaking five ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles. He'll be bidding for a third Australian Open title having won his first Grand Slam title in Melbourne  back in 2008.

The world no.1 tops the men's side of the draw from Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, with Britain's Andy Murray the fourth seed.

   Men's top 10 seeds:
1 Novak Djokovic (SRB)
2 Rafael Nadal (ESP)
3 Roger Federer (SUI)
4 Andy Murray (GBR)
5 David Ferrer (ESP)
6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
7 Tomas Berdych (CZE)
8 Mardy Fish (USA)
9 Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
10 Nicolas Almagro (ESP)

    The draw for the first Grand Slam tournament of the season will be held on Friday, January 13.
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