Federer, Kuznetsova top seeds for star-studded Sony Ericsson

BY foxsports • March 22, 2010

Roger Federer and Svetlana Kuznetsova are the top seeds for the Sony Ericsson Open.

The 13-day tournament begins Tuesday with unseeded women in action. Seeded players have a first-round bye, and Federer plays his opening match Saturday night.

The draw was held Monday, and No. 2-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 4 Rafael Nadal landed in the half opposite Federer.

Five-time champion Serena Williams will miss the tournament with a left knee injury. Caroline Wozniacki is seeded second.

Defending champion Victoria Azarenka could meet reigning U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters in the fourth round. Justine Henin, making a comeback this year, received a wild card and could face No. 5-seeded Elena Dementieva in the second round.

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