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The seeds for the 2018 US Open are set. Three-time champion Rafael Nadal, the No. 1 player in the ATP Rankings, will lead the field when play gets underway on Monday. The Spaniard will go for his second Grand Slam title of the season and look to match his 2017 Grand Slam haul by winning Roland Garros and the US Open.

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Second seed Roger Federer will also be vying for his second Grand Slam title of 2018. The Swiss currently has 20 Grand Slam crowns, only three ahead of Nadal’s 17. Juan Martin del Potro, who’s at a career-high No. 3 in the ATP Rankings, will try to replicate his 2009 US Open run and hoist his second Grand Slam trophy.

Novak Djokovic’s surge at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati last week landed him the sixth seed. Djokovic became the first player to win the Career Golden Masters by beating Roger Federer in the final of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in Ohio.

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Qualifying play in New York started earlier Tuesday.

Singles Seeds
1. Rafael Nadal, Spain
2. Roger Federer, Switzerland

3. Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina
4. Alexander Zverev, Germany
5. Kevin Anderson, South Africa

6. Novak Djokovic, Serbia

7. Marin Cilic, Croatia

8. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria

9. Dominic Thiem, Austria

10. David Goffin, Belgium

11. John Isner, United States

12. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain

13. Diego Schwartzman, Argentina

14. Fabio Fognini, Italy

15. Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece

16. Kyle Edmund, Great Britain

17. Lucas Pouille, France

18. Jack Sock, United States

19. Roberto Bautista Agut, Spain

20. Borna Coric, Croatia
21. Kei Nishikori, Japan
22. Marco Cecchinato, Italy
23. Hyeon Chung, South Korea
24. Damir Dzumhur, Bosnia and Herzegovina
25. Milos Raonic, Canada
26. Richard Gasquet, France
27. Karen Khachanov, Russia
28. Denis Shapovalov, Canada
29. Adrian Mannarino, France
30. Nick Kyrgios, Australia
31. Fernando Verdasco, Spain
32. Filip Krajinovic, Serbia


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