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2022 Australian Open singles draw announced

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The start of the 2022 tennis calendar is upon us. As always we start down under at the Australian Open where the 9-time winner and reigning champion Novak Djokovic looks to hoist a record 21st grand slam title.

The men and women's singles draws have been revealed and here is the projected path for the top seeds.

(1) Novak Djokovic

R1: Kecmanovic
R2: Paul
R3: Sonego [25]
R4: Garin [16]
QF: Berrettini [7]
SF: Zverev [3]
FINAL: Medvedev [2]

(2) Daniil Medvedev

R1: Laaksonen
R2: Kyrgios
R3: Humbert [29]
R4: Schwartzman [13]
QF: Rublev [5]
SF: Tsitsipas [4]
FINAL: Djokovic [1]

(3) Alexander Zverev

R1: Altmaier
R2: Millman
R3: Harris [30]
R4: Shapovalov [14]
QF: Nadal [6]
SF: Djokovic [1]
FINAL: Medvedev [2]

(4) Stefanos Tsitsipas

R1: Ymer
R2: Ramos-Vinolas
R3: Dimitrov [26]
R4: Bautista Agut [15]
QF: Ruud [8]
SF: Medvedev [2]
FINAL: Djokovic [1]

Other first round notable match-ups: (6) Rafa Nadal/Marcos Giron, (12) Cam Norrie/Sebastian Korda, (23) Reilly Opelka/Kevin Anderson, (20) Taylor Fritz/ awaiting qualifier, Nick Kyrgios/ awaiting qualifier

Full draw:!mens-singles

(1) Ashleigh Barty

R1: Qualifier
R2: Gracheva
R3: Giorgi [30]
R4: Osaka [13]
QF: Sakkari [5]
SF: Krejcikova [4]
FINAL: Sabalenka [2]

(2) Aryna Sabalenka

R1: Sanders
R2: Li
R3: Vondrousova [31]
R4: Kerber [16]
QF: Swiatek [7]
SF: Muguruza [3]
FINAL: Barty [1]

Other first round notable match-ups: (13) Naomi Osaka/Camila Osorio, (11) Sofia Kenin/Madison Keys, (18) Coco Gauff/Qiang Wang, (17) Emma Raducanu/Sloane Stephens

Full draw:!womens-singles

We are still awaiting on the doubles draw and in particular mixed for local Palm Desert star Desirae Krawczyk. The AUS Open is the only slam Krawczyk has not won in mixed doubles.

Stick with KESQ throughout the tournament for updates and scores.

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Bailey Arredondo

Bailey Arredondo is a Sports Anchor/Reporter for KESQ News Channel 3. He joined the Desert’s News Leader in January 2022 here.


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