Federer to be seeded No.1 at US Open
Roger Federer has been announced as the top seed at next week's US Open.
Roger Federer will be the top-seeded men’s player at next week’s US Open.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion was ranked No.1 in the ATP rankings released on Monday.
Defending champ Novak Djokovic is seeded second and Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray third.
With Rafael Nadal missing the event due to knee problems, fellow Spaniard David Ferrer is the No.4 seed.
Federer has won five titles at Flushing Meadows, tied for most in the Open era.
He won at Wimbledon this year, a result that returned him to the top of the rankings.
The 32 men’s seeds named for the US Open are as follows:
1. Roger Federer, Switzerland
2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia
3. Andy Murray, Britain
4. David Ferrer, Spain
5. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France
6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic
7. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina
8. Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia
9. John Isner, US
10. Juan Monaco, Argentina
11. Nicolas Almagro, Spain
12. Marin Cilic, Croatia
13. Richard Gasquet, France
14. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine
15. Milos Raonic, Canada
16. Gilles Simon, France
17. Kei Nishikori, Japan
18. Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland
19. Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany
20. Andy Roddick, US
21. Tommy Haas, Germany
22. Florian Mayer, Germany
23. Mardy Fish, US
24. Marcel Granollers, Spain
25. Fernando Verdasco, Spain
26. Andreas Seppi, Italy
27. Sam Querrey, US
28. Mikhail Youzhny, Russia
29. Viktor Troicki, Serbia
30. Feliciano Lopez, Spain
31. Julien Benneteau, France
32. Jeremy Chardy, France