Andy Murray seeded sixth for Australian Open

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Andy Murray has been seeded sixth for this months Australian Open tournament in Melbourne. 

The seedings mirror the world rankings ahead of the first Grand Slam of the year that gets underway on Monday. 

Murray yet to win at Melbourne

Murray has never won the Australian open. He has reached the final three times previously in 2010, 2011 and 2013. He's lost twice to Novak Djokovic in Melbourne (3-0 and 3-1 respectively) and was defeated 3-0 by Roger Federer,in the 2010 final. 

The Brit goes into the tournament in decent form having won an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi earlier this month. 

Who is seeded where?

Elsewhere, defending champion, Stan Wawrinka has been ranked in fourth while World number one Novak Djokovic has been ranked as top seed. 

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Roger Federer goes into the Australian open having won his 1000th match and will be seeded in second. 

World number nine, Marin Cilic and world number 12, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga have both been ruled out of the tournament through injury. That sees the man who knocked Murray out of Wimbledon, Grigor Dimitrov move into the top 10 for the Melbourne showpiece. 

Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori, Thomas Berdych, Milos Raonic and David Ferrer make up the top ten seeds for the mens singles. 

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