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Australian Open women’s seedings: Who has been eliminated in 2023?

World No.1 Iga Swiatek assumed the mantle as first seed but has been eliminated in the fourth round at Melbourne Park.

The Sporting News takes a look at the women’s seedings at the Australian Open.

How do the Australian Open seedings work?

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Just like the other three Grand Slams, the Australian Open uses the current WTA women’s rankings to determine the women’s seed order – which is 32 players.

Organisers usually take the WTA rankings from the previous Monday before the tournament begins.

French Open and US Open have had the same system for seedings in recent times, but Wimbledon only recently moved over to it in 2021.

Until the 2021 tournament, Wimbledon organisers had used a computer-based system favouring grass court results to decide the seedings, giving players who had gone far at Wimbledon the previous year an advantage.

Tennis rankings Australian Open 2023

The women’s seedings at the Australian Open generally reflect the women’s WTA rankings.

Only one player outside of the top 32 has been seeded.

Confirmed women’s Australian Open 2023 singles seedings and eliminations

No. Seed Player Nationality Ranking
1 Iga Swiatek Poland 1
2 Ons Jabeur Tunisia 2
3 Jessica Pegula USA 3
4 Caroline Garcia France 4
5 Aryna Sabalenka 5
6 Maria Sakkari Greece 6
7 Coco Gauff USA 7
8 Daria Kasatkina 8
9 Veronika Kudermetova 9
10 Madison Keys USA 10
11 Paula Badosa Spain 11
12 Belinda Bencic Switzerland 13
13 Danielle Collins USA  14
14 Beatriz Haddad Maia Brazil 15
15 Petra Kvitova Czech Republic 16
16 Anett Kontaveit Estonia 17
17 Jelena Ostapenko Latvia 18
18 Liudmila Samsonova 19
19 Ekaterina Alexandrova 20
20 Barbora Krejcikova Czech Republic 21
21 Martina Trevisan Italy 22
22 Elena Rybakina Kazakhstan 23
23 Shuai Zhang China 24
24 Victoria Azarenka 25
25 Marie Bouzkova Czech 26
26 Elise Mertens Belgium 27
27 Irina-Camelia Begu Romania 28
28 Amanda Anisimova USA 29
29 Qinwen Zheng China 30
30 Karolina Pliskova Czech Republic 31
31 Kaia Kanepi Estonia 32
32 Jil Teichmann Switzerland 33


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