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U.S. Open Tennis 2014: Novak Djokovic No. 1, Roger Federer No. 2

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Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 in men's singles

The men's singles seeding for the 2014 U.S. Open Tennis Championships was released Tuesday. Novak Djokovic of Serbia is seeded No. 1, while Roger Federer of Switzerland is seeded No. 2. John Isner, seeded No. 13, is the lone American in the group.

Reigning U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal recently withdrew from the competition due to a wrist injury.

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The top 16 seeds are as follows:

1. Novak Djokovic
2. Roger Federer
3. Stanislas Wawrinka​
4. David Ferrer​
5. Milos Raonic
6. Tomas Berdych
7. Grigor Dimitrov
8. Andy Murray​
9. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
10. Kei Nishikori
11. Ernests Gulbis
12. Richard Gasquet
13. John Isner
14. Marin Cilic
15. Fabio Fognini
16. Tommy Robredo

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The U.S Open begins on Aug. 25 and runs through Sept. 8. The event is held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. 

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​- Molly Geary

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