Nadal, Swiatek seeded 1st in singles at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Rafael Nadal is the top men’s seed in the absence of injured world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, with nine-time winner Novak Djokovic seeded fourth ahead of Thursday’s draw for the  Australian Open. No.1-ranked Iga Swiatek was named the women’s top seed as she looks to add the Australian Open title to the French and U.S. Open titles she already holds.

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