AUSTRALIAN OPEN. Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal, Casper Ruud top the entry list, while Djokovic…

Alcaraz Tops Entry List Australian Open

Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal, and Casper Ruud are leading the Australian Open entry list. Novak Djokovic will be seeded only number 5 even if, according to many, he will be the hot favourite to conquer the first major of the year.

Entry list and seeds

This is the latest entry list (top 32). Click here to see the full entry list.

Top32 Austrlaian Open Seeds

Carlos Alcaraz in 2022

Carlos Alcaraz

57 - 13win/loss

Hard
21-4
I Hard
6-4
Clay
27-4
Grass
3-1
19 year old
LWWLWWWLWL
2022 Highlights

Now the world no.1, Alcaraz played his last match on the 4th of November when he had to retire when playing against world no.11 Holger Rune in the quarter and the scoreline was 6-3 6-6 .

At the moment, during this season Carlos has managed to achieve a compiled 57-13 win-loss record. Carlos has won 5 titles in 2022 in Rio de Janeiro, Miami, Barcelona, Madrid and U.S. Open. The Spaniard got to the final in Hamburg and Umag.

Alcaraz
Paris
Alcaraz's Record
 

Rafael Nadal in 2022

Rafael Nadal

1 - 3win/loss

Hard
1-3
36 year old
LWLL
2023 Highlights

Now ranked no.2, Rafael played his last match on the 17th of November when he overcame world no.3 Casper Ruud 7-5 7-5 in the round robin in the Nitto ATP Finals (draw).

During this season the Spaniard owns a 39-8 match record. Nadal clinched 4 titles in 2022 in Melbourne, Australian Open, Acapulco and French Open. Nadal got to the final in Indian Wells.

Nadal
the Nitto ATP Finals
Nadal's Record

Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal squared off 3 times. Their actual head to head record is 2-1 for Nadal. Previously, the last time they fought against each other, Carlos Alcaraz won 6-2 1-6 6-3 in the quarter in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open) on the 6th of May 2022.

In the following video you can watch the key moments of their match.

Casper Ruud in 2022

Casper Ruud

2 - 3win/loss

Hard
2-3
24 year old
LWLLW
2023 Highlights

Ranked world no.3, Casper played his last match on the 20th of November when he lost to world no.5 Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-3 in the final in the Nitto ATP Finals (draw).

During this season Casper has a 51-22 match record. The Norwegian conquered 3 titles in 2022 in Buenos Aires, Geneva and Gstaad. Ruud was the finalist in Miami, at the French Open, at the U.S. Open and the Nitto ATP Finals.

Ruud
the Nitto ATP Finals
Ruud's Record

Novak Djokovic in 2022

Novak Djokovic

12 - 0win/loss

Hard
12-0
35 year old
WWWWWWWWWW
2023 Highlights

Currently the world no.5, Djokovic played his last match on the 20th of November when he beat world no.3 Casper Ruud 7-5 6-3 in the final in the Nitto ATP Finals to win his 91st career title.

Presently, during this year Djokovic has a 42-7 win-loss record. Djokovic clinched 5 titles in 2022 in Rome, Wimbledon, Tel Aviv, Astana and the Nitto ATP Finals. The Serbian was the runner-up in Belgrade and in Paris.

Djokovic
the Nitto ATP Finals
Djokovic's Record

Casper Ruud and Novak Djokovic played each other 4 times. The head to head is 4-0 for Djokovic. The last time they competed against each other, Novak Djokovic won 7-5 6-3 in the final in Turin (Nitto ATP Finals) on the 20th of November 2022.

Here the video highlights.