The Australian Open published the list of players who appear registered in the main draw and the first name that appears is the Serbian Novak Djokovic who had not confirmed their presence in the first Grand Slam of the season for its distrust to get the vaccine against Covid-19 that the tournament demands.
For its part, the Spanish Rafael Nadal will start as sixth seed as a result of his inactivity since last August due to his chronic injury to his left foot.
The down from the Swiss Roger Federer, who could not recover in time from his knee injury, leaves the Serbian and the Spanish as candidates for overcome the barrier of 20 major titles and consecrate himself, in this way, as the most awarded tennis player in history.
The list of main favorites to win the title is completed by the Russian Daniil Medvedev (2), the German Alexander Zverev (3), the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (4), the Russian Andrey Rublev (5), the Italian Matteo Berrettini (7), the Norwegian Casper Ruud (8), the Polish Hubert Hurcakz (9) and the Italian Jannik Sinner (10).
The final draw will start in Melbourne Park on January 17 and will conclude on the 30th of the same month.