SA's Kevin Anderson is the sixth seed for the 2018 French Open. Photo: ATP World Tour

PARIS - South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has been seeded sixth for the French Open starting on Sunday.

The top-ranked SA player holds a career-high seventh in the ATP singles rankings, and with Swiss legend Roger Federer (who would be the number two seed) not participating in the French Open the 32-year-old Anderson enjoys a higher seeding.

Spain’s Rafael Nadal is the number one seed, with German Alexander Zverev the number two seed. Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov rounds out the top three seeds.

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The Men’s top-16 seeds are:

1. Rafael Nadal

2. Alexander Zverev

3. Marin Čilić

4. Grigor Dimitrov

5. Juan Martín del Potro

6. Kevin Anderson

7. Dominic Thiem

8. David Goffin

9. John Isner

10. Pablo Carreño Busta

11. Diego Schwartzman

12. Sam Querrey

13. Roberto Bautista Agut

14. Jack Sock

15. Lucas Pouille

16. Kyle Edmund 

African News Agency (ANA)

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