Elina Svitolina is the only Ukrainian tennis player caught in a seeding at the Australian Open.
Svitolina, who started the week in the status of the 13-th racket of the world on the first season of the tournament series Grand slam will play the 11th seeded. This is a record number of Ukrainians since Andrei Medvedev, who at the US Open in 1994, was seeded eighth.
Top 8 seeding women’s singles:
1. Angelique Kerber (Germany)
2. Serena Williams (USA)
3. Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland)
4. Simona Halep (Romania)
5. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic)
6. Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia)
7. Garbine Muguruza (Spain)
8. Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia)
Men for the first time in history the top 8 seeding was no place for tennis players, two who won 31 tournament series Grand slam. Talking about Rafael Nadala (9th seed) and Roger Federer (17).
Top 8 seeding for the men’s singles category:
1. Andy Murray (Britain)
2. Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
3. Milos Raonic (Canada)
4. Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland)
5. Kei Nishikori (Japan)
6. Gael Monfis (France)
7. Marin Cilic (Croatia)
8. Dominique Tim (Austria)
The draw for the Australian Open in 2017 will be held tomorrow, January 13. For two weeks leading tennis players in the world will compete for more than $ 36 million.
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