The women's singles seeding for the 2014 U.S. Open Tennis Championships was announced Wednesday. Serena Williams, who has won the event two years in a row, is seeded No. 1, while Maria Sharapova comes in at No. 5.
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The top eight seeds are as follows:
1. Serena Williams
2. Simona Halep
3. Petra Kvitova
4. Agnieszka Radwanska
5. Maria Sharapova
6. Angelique Kerber
7. Eugenie Bouchard
8. Ana Ivanovic
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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.
- Molly Geary