Nadal, Federer get top seeds at Australian Open

"I had plenty of time, but at the same time the elbow needed more time to recover".

Australia's charge will be led by Nick Kyrgios and Ashleigh Barty in the men's and women's tournaments respectively.

"If you really need it, do it for the finals, the semifinals, but this is unnecessary for the guys", she said.

Will Djokovic be a contender in Melbourne?

The Austrian spent four days in bed with a virus after pulling out of a tournament in Doha last week and, also suffering from jet lag, was thrashed 6-1 6-4 by Novak Djokovic in the Serbian's return to action at Kooyong on Wednesday.

Australian Open 2018 : Seeds Announced, Nadal, Halep lead the charts
Serena Williams also revealed that she was bedridden for six weeks after the birth of her child due to blood clot in her lungs. Rafael Nadal suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Richard Gasquet of France at the Kooyong Classic exhibition in Australia.

As much as he might currently lack that sharpness and the ability to move supremely around the court, something which Djokovic has mastered throughout his career, his opponents will always recall previous encounters.

The seedings have gone largely according to the ATP world rankings, although Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori are out injured and women's champion Serena Williams opted not to play after giving birth in September. If they are fully fit, Djokovic and Wawrinka only add further competition and excitement to a packed field.

The Bulgarian world No.3 has long been hailed as the most likely to lead a changing of the guard and, after coming of age with victory at the 2017 ATP Tour Finals in London, Dimitrov is primed to end the decade-and-a-half-long dominance of tennis' so-called Big Four. The Serb landed in the quarter of the draw that is home to fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev and fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem.

Be sure to join The Roar for live coverage of the 2018 Australian Open draw announcement from 7pm (AEDT) and don't forget to add your own comments below. "You had to play the court and try to hit hard".

But, beneath the gleaming Djokovic exterior, cracks appeared, first emerging in Melbourne.

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To predict a winner of either of the singles titles is difficult.

The Serbian former world number one had pulled out of a warm-up tournament in Abu Dhabi, raising concerns over his fitness ahead of the year's opening Grand Slam. There is even more room on the women's side with the 2016 champion Angelique Kerber back on target and with a new coach, Wim Fissette, after slumping in 2017.

Nadal opens against Victor Estrella-Burgos, of the Dominican Republic.

There is the issue of its structure, which, with multiple governing bodies and no final arbiter, severely limits its ability to make calendar changes.

Federer, even at 36, is the rightful Australian Open favorite after appearing fresh and sharp in the Hopman Cup team event. The Next Gen has been knocking on the door for a while, but will this year be finally when they breakthrough? This has also resulted in injuries to top players and this years Aus open is an example. And during a major like the French Open, where the weather is volatile, best-of-five matches can wreak havoc on the schedule. This actually could be a bit of a statistical exaggeration because a player's rise is gradual and steady and not a series of ups and downs. But those who survive the grind have all it takes to reach the top, the study proves.

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