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    Australian Open 2022 seeds: The full list of 32 men&x27s seedings as Nadal and Medvedev reach final

    the australian open is used to familiar faces winning the men’s singles title; very rarely do players win their first grand slam in melbourne.

    since the turn of the century, only three male players have found themselves lifting their first grand slam trophy in australia: thomas johansson (2002), novak djokovic (2008) and stan wawrinka (2014).

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    that’s one more than wimbledon, one less than the french open and five less than the us open’s total of eight, which starts with marat safin’s triumph in 2000 to daniil medvedev’s first major four years ago months.

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    djokovic and roger federer are possibly the two main reasons why the australian open has seen a lack of new winners in the last two decades. The pair have won 15 of the last 18 editions between them, with Safin, Rafael Nadal and Wawrinka the only other players to taste individual glory since Federer won their first Australian Open in 2004.

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    Another reason could be said to be physical form. So often the US Open, which falls roughly eight months into the tennis season, is a case of who still has the legs to last the fortnight.

    Meanwhile, the Australian Open opens the curtain on the first grand slam of the year. The gaps between seasons may seem almost non-existent these days, but even so, the players have relatively fresh legs and are raring to go as they head to Melbourne full of hope.

    this plays to djokovic’s strengths. It is no mistake that he has won the Australian Open nine times and the US Open nine times. independent.

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    This time around, however, it’s been a build-up like no other for Djokovic, and without the World No.1, nothing is certain about the later stages of the draw.

    medvedev and alexander zverev hope to cash in, while stefanos tsitsipas and felix auger-aliassime are the other names to watch out for when the slam’s business end comes, one that made headlines long before it started, and should now end with the rare sight of a new name on the norman brookes trophy.

    australian open 2022 male seeds

    • 1. novak djokovic – withdrew before the tournament
    • 2. daniil medvedev
    • 3. alexander zverev – lost in the fourth round to no.14 denis shapovalov 6-3 7-6(5) 6-3
    • 4. stefanos tsitsipas – lost in the semi-final to no. 2 daniil medvedev 7-6 4-6 6-4 6-1
    • 5. andrey rublev – lost in the third round to no 27 marin cilic 7-5 7-6(3) 3-6 6-3
    • 6. Rafael Nadal
    • 7. matteo berrettini – lost in the semifinals against 6 rafael nadal 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-3
    • 8. casper ruud – withdrew due to ankle injury before the first round
    • 9. felix auger-aliassime – lost in the quarterfinals to no. 2 daniil medvedev 6-7(4) 3-6 7-6(2) 7-5 6-4
    • 10. hubert hurkacz – lost in the second round to adrian mannarino 6-4 6-2 6-3
    • 11. jannik sinner – lost in the quarterfinals to stefanos tsitsipas 6-3 6-4 6-2
    • 12. cameron norrie – lost in the first round to sebastian korda 6-3 6-0 6-4
    • 13. diego schwartzman – lost in the second round to christopher o’connell 7-6 6-4 6-4
    • 14. denis shapovalov – lost in quarter finals to 6 rafael nadal 6-3 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-3
    • 15. roberto bautista agut – lost in the third round to no 20 taylor fritz 6-0 3-6 3-6 6-4 6-3
    • 16. cristian garin – lost in the third round to no. 17 gael monfils 7-6(4) 6-1 6-3
    • 17. gael monfils – lost in the quarterfinals to no. 7 matteo berrettini 6-4 6-4 3-6 3-6 6-2
    • 18. aslan karatsev – lost in the third round to adrian mannarino 7-6(4) 6-7(4) 7-5 6-4
    • 19. pablo carreno busta – lost in the fourth round to no. 7 matteo berrettini 7-5 7-6(4) 6-4
    • 20. taylor fritz – lost in the fourth round to no 4 stefanos tsitsipas 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-4
    • 21. nikoloz basilashvili – lost in the first round to andy murray 6-1 3-6 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4
    • 22. john isner – lost in the first round to maxime cressy 7-6(2) 7-5
    • 23. reilly opelka – lost in the third round to no. 14 denis shapovalov 7-6(4) 4-6 6-3 6-4
    • 24. dan evans – lost in the third round to world no. 9 felix auger-aliassime 6-4 6-1 6-1
    • 25. lorenzo sonego – lost in the third round to miomir kecmanovic 6-4 6-7(8) 6-2 7-5
    • 26. grigor dimitrov – lost in the second round to benoit paire 6-4 6-4 6-7(4) 7-6(2)
    • 27. marin cilic – lost in the fourth round to felix auger-aliassime 2-6 7-6(7) 6-2 7-6(4)
    • 28. karen khachanov – lost in the third round to 6 rafael nadal 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-1
    • 29. ugo humbert – lost in the first round to richard gasquet 3-6 7-6(4) 7-6(3) 6-3
    • 30. lloyd harris – lost in the first round to aleksander vukic 4-6 6-3 7-5 7-6(3)
    • 31. carlos alcaraz – lost in the third round to no. 7 matteo berrettini 6-3 7-6(3) 4-6 2-6 7-6(10-5)
    • 32. alex de minaur – lost in the fourth round to no.11 jannik sinner 7-6(3) 6-3 6-4

    (seed tracker will be updated at the end of each game day)

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