Australian Open Draw 2014: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal set to recreate thriller

Graham Denholm

The Australian Open is set to start at Melbourne Park, and two of the top seeds could replicate their stunning 2012 match.

Two years have passed since Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal played a grueling six-hour final to decide the 2012 Australian Open men's championship, and now the pair will try to replicate history at Melbourne Park.

Nadal will likely get a mixed reaction when he takes the court in the first round. The perennial crowd favorite faces Gold Coast-raised Bernard Tomic, and the Australian will garner plenty of support from the local crowd. They met in the third round of the Australian Open in 2011, with Nadal winning in straight sets.

It's a similar case in the women's draw with No. 1 seed Serena Williams facing Australian teenager Ashleigh Barton, who has been eliminated in the first round in each of the last two Australian opens.

You can find the full draw here, but this is the draw for top-seeded players in the first round:

Men's singles

Rafael Nadal (1) vs. Bernard Tomic

Qualifier vs. Juan Martin Del Potro (5)

Andy Murray (4) vs. Go Soeda

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (10) vs. Filippo Volandri

Roger Federer (6) vs. James Duckworth

Tomas Berdych (7) vs. Aleksandr Nedovyesov

Alejandro Gonzalez vs. David Ferrer (3)

Stanislas Wawrinka (8) vs. Andrey Golubev

Qualifier vs. Richard Gasquet (9)

Lukas Lasko vs. Novak Djokovic (2)

Women's singles

Serena Williams (1) vs. Ashleigh Barty

Julia Goerges vs. Sara Errani (7)

Na Li (4) vs. Qualifier

Angelique Kerber (9) vs. Jarmila Gajdosova

Luksika Kumkhum vs. Petra Kvitova (6)

Jelena Jankovic (8) vs. Misaki Doi

Bethanie Mattek-Sands vs. Maria Sharapova (3)

Angieszka Radwanska (5) vs. Yulia Putintseva

Lourdes Dominguez Lino vs. Caroline Wozniacki (10)

Johanna Larsson vs. Victoria Azarenka (2)

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