Tennis world number one and past champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka have been seeded first in the US Open. Tell us that the US Open has started on Wednesday. Djokovic will focus on his 17th Grand Slam singles title.
Rafael Nadal of Spain has been given second preference. Former number one player Roger Federer is seeded third, who will be eyeing the 21st Grand Slam. The women’s and men’s singles draws were drawn on Thursday.
Osaka is ranked top in the women’s category and Serena Williams eighth. Osaka won the title last year by defeating Serena. Australia’s Ashley Barty is seeded second and Romania’s Simona Halep is seeded fourth. Osaka won her first Grand Slam by defeating Serena Williams last year.
He then won the Australian Open in January this year. Carolina Plisskova, the former number one from the Czech Republic, has been given the third position for women.
Before Novak Djokovic suffered an upset in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament, he was defeated by ninth-seeded Russian Danil Medvedev 3-6 6-3 6-3.
Medvedev thus reached the finals where he would face 16th seed David Goffin of Belgium who beat the Frenchman Richard Gasket 6-3 6-4 to advance to the first ATP Masters 1000 final.