In the official draw made Friday, Djokovic faces a potential semi-final against Spanish fourth seed David Ferrer, while 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer could face world number three Murray in the last four.
World number one Novak Djokovic and his US Open conqueror Andy Murray have been put in separate halves of the men’s singles draw at the Australian Open, starting in Melbourne on Monday.
Djokovic, bidding for a hat-trick of Australian Open victories after downing Rafael Nadal in a titanic five-set final last year, will start his defence against Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu in the first round.
Australian title which Roger Federer is fighting for, takes place at Melbourne campaign against Frenchman Benoit Paire, while Murray takes on Dutchman Robin Haase first up.
Nadal, the eleven times Grand Slam winner is going to miss this year opening slam due to his stomach virus.