World wide variety ones and protecting champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as pinnacle seeds for the US Open on Wednesday. Djokovic, who can be chasing a seventeenth Grand Slam singles title in New York next week, heads the men’s discipline with Spain’s Rafael Nadal seeded second.
Former global primary Roger Federer, in search of a 21st Grand Slam crown, is seeded 1/3 for the tournament. The draw for the men’s and girls singles takes vicinity on Thursday. In the women’s draw, Osaka is ranked primary at the same time as 2018 runner-up Serena Williams is seeded eight.
Japanese ace Osaka won her first Grand Slam identify in a controversial final victory over Williams ultimate 12 months and then observed it up together with her second Slam at the Australian Open in January. The two other reigning Grand Slam champions are seeded inside the top four, with Australia’s French Open champion Ashleigh Barty seeded 2nd and Romania’s Wimbledon champion Simona Halep seeded 4.
Former world primary Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic is seeded third within the women’s draw.