Andy Murray seeded eight for 2014 US open at Flushing Meadows
Tennis ace Andy Murray is seeded eighth for the 2014 US Open, which is set to commence at Flushing Meadows on Monday.
According to the BBC, the 27-year-old, who won the tournament in 2012, has not won an ATP ranking event since Wimbledon in 2013.
Britons Daniel Cox and Naomi Broady, who lost their first-round qualifiers in straight sets, will not be participating in the main draw.
Cox, 23, suffered a 6-3 6-3 defeat by Serbia's Filip Krajinovic and was on court for just 69 minutes, while 24 year old Broady, who is part of the qualifying draw for a third consecutive year, lost 7-5 (8-6) 7-6 (7-2) to American Tornado Alicia Black in two hours and 16 minutes.
Meanwhile, Britons James Ward, Daniel Evans and Daniel Smethurst will play their first-round qualifiers in New York on Wednesday.
The list of men's top 16 seeds is 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.
(Posted on 20-08-2014)