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French Open 2012: Men’s seeding information

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No. 1 -- Novak Djokovic

Last year: Semifinal, L to Roger Federer 6-7(5), 3-6, 6-3, 6-7(5)

2012 record: 30-5

2012 clay record: 10-3

2012 highlights: Won Australian Open and Miami

First-round opponent: Potito Starace

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

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No. 2 -- Rafael Nadal

Last Year: Champion, W over Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6(3), 5-7, 6-1

2012 record: 33-4

2012 clay record: 16-1

2012 highlights: Finalist at Australian Open, Won Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Rome

First-round opponent: Simone Bolelli

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: Janko Tipsarevic

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No. 3 -- Roger Federer

Seed: No. 3

Last Year: Final, L to Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-7(3), 7-5, 1-6

2012 record: 31-4

2012 clay record: 8-1

2012 highlights: Semi Finalist at Australian Open, Won Rotterdam, Dubai, Indian Wells, and Madrid

First-round opponent: Tobias Kamke

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: Tomas Berdych

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No. 4 -- Andy Murray

Last Year: Semi, L to Rafael Nadal 4-6, 5-7, 4-6

2012 record: 22-7

2012 clay record: 5-3

2012 highlights: Semi Finalist at Australian Open, Won Brisbane

First-round opponent: Tatsuma Ito

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: David Ferrer

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No. 5 -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Last Year: Round of 32, L to Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-7(5), 2-6, 3-6

2012 record: 24-10

2012 clay record: 5-4

2012 highlights: Won Doha

First-round opponent: Qualifier

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: Novak Djokovic

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No. 6 -- David Ferrer

Last Year: Round of 16, L to Gael Monfils 4-6, 6-2, 5-7, 6-1, 6-8

2012 record: 33-7

2012 clay record: 19-4

2012 highlights: Won Acapulco

First-round opponent: Lukas Lacko

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: Andy Murray

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No. 7 -- Tomas Berdych

Last Year: Round of 128, L to Stephane Robert 6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-9

2012 record: 28-8

2012 clay record: 9-3

2012 highlights: Won Montpellier

First-round opponent: Dudi Sela

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: Roger Federer

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No. 8 -- Janko Tipsarevic

Last Year: Round of 32, L to Roger Federer 1-6, 4-6, 3-6

2012 record: 22-11

2012 clay record: 6-4

2012 highlights: Semi Finalist at Madrid

First-round opponent: Sam Querrey

Highest possible quarterfinal seed: Rafael Nadal

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No. 9 -- Juan Martin Del Potro

Last Year: Round of 32, L to Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 2-6

2012 record: 33-8

2012 clay record: 10-2

2012 highlights: Won Marseille and Estoril

First-round opponent: Albert Montanes

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No. 10 -- John Isner

Last Year: Round of 128, L to Rafael Nadal 4-6, 7-6(2), 7-6(2), 2-6, 4-6

2012 record: 21-9

2012 clay record: 4-3

2012 highlights: Finalist at Indian Wells

First-round opponent: Qualifier

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No. 11 -- Gilles Simon

Last Year: Round of 16, L to Robin Soderling 2-6, 3-6, 6-7(5)

2012 record: 25-12

2012 clay record: 13-6

2012 highlights: Won Bucharest

First-round opponent: Ryan Harrison

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No. 12 -- Nicolas Almagro

Last Year: Round of 128, L to Lukasz Kubot 6-3, 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-7(5), 4-6

2012 record: 30-11

2012 clay record: 16-6

2012 highlights: Won Sao Paulo

First-round opponent: Paolo Lorenzi

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No. 13 -- Juan Monaco

Last Year: Round of 128, L to Fernando Verdasco 2-6, 5-7, 6-4, 4-6

2012 record: 18-7

2012 clay record: 11-4

2012 highlights: Won Vina del Mar and Houston

First-round opponent: Guillaume Rufin

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No. 14 -- Fernando Verdasco

Last Year: Round of 32, L to Ivan Ljubicic 3-6, 6-7(6), 4-6

2012 record: 19-11

2012 clay record: 15-7

2012 highlights: Finalist at Acapulco

First-round opponent: Steve Darcis

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No. 15 -- Feliciano Lopez

Last Year: Round of 128, L to Roger Federer 3-6, 4-6, 6-7(3)

2012 record: 11-13

2012 clay record: 6-6

2012 highlights: Semi Finalist at Munich and Houston

First-round opponent:Qualfier

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No. 16 -- Alexandr Dolgopolov

Last Year: Round of 32, L to Viktor Troicki 4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 4-6

2012 record: 15-11

2012 clay record: 6-4

2012 highlights: Finalist at Brisbane

First-round opponent: Sergiy Stakhovsky

Information in this post was compiled by Daniel Salcetti.

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