Djokovic top seed for US Open

World number one Novak Djokovic tops the list with defending champion Rafael Nadal second. Roger Federer is at three.

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Organisers have stuck with the ATP world rankings for their seeding list, meaning Andy Murray, a winner of the Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati at the weekend, is at number four.

Murray, runner-up in New York in 2008, cannot meet those three until the semi-finals at the earliest.

The recent Montreal finalist, Mardy Fish, is the highest seeded American at number eight.

The draw takes place at 1700 BST on Thursday.

Men's seeds:

1 Novak Djokovic (Srb)
2 Rafael Nadal (Spa)
3 Roger Federer (Swi)
4 Andy Murray (Gbr)
5 David Ferrer (Spa)
6 Robin Soderling (Swe)
7 Gael Monfils (Fra)
8 Mardy Fish (USA)
9 Tomas Berdych (Cze)
10 Nicolas Almagro (Spa)
11 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Fra)
12 Gilles Simon (Fra)
13 Richard Gasquet (Fra)
14 Stanislas Wawrinka (Swi)
15 Viktor Troicki (Srb)
16 Mikhail Youzhny (Rus)
17 Jurgen Melzer (Aut)
18 Juan Martin Del Potro (Arg)
19 Fernando Verdasco (Spa)
20 Janko Tipsarevic (Srb)
21 Andy Roddick (USA)
22 Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukr)
23 Radek Stepanek (Cze)
24 Juan Ignacio Chela (Arg)
25 Feliciano Lopez (Spa)
26 Florian Mayer (Ger)
27 Marin Cilic (Cro)
28 John Isner (USA)
29 Michael Llodra (Fra)
30 Ivan Ljubicic (Cro)
31 Marcel Granollers (Spa)
32 Ivan Dodig (Cro)



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