By Jon Wertheim
June 19, 2013
Serena Williams' recent remarks in a 'Rolling Stone' article have, predictably, caused a stir.
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Now, let's turn to Wimbledon. We'll have seed reports, a roundtable and video previews when the draw comes out on Friday, so here's the pre-Wimby mailbag. Note that the first question was submitted before Venus Williams withdrew, but I'm using it as a starting point to discuss the seedings that were released Wednesday.

Even after just winning the French Open, Rafael Nadal was seeded fifth for Wimbledon.
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Roger Federer was one of four players with one-handed backhands in the semifinals in Halle, Germany.
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French Open Rank Player Country Points
1 Djokovic, Novak SRB 15,640
4 Nadal, Rafael ESP 12,985
3 Federer, Roger SUI 10,980
2 Murray, Andy GBR 9,930
5 Ferrer, David ESP 9,760
6 Berdych, Tomas CZE 6,260
7 Del Potro, Juan Martin ARG 5,578
8 Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried FRA 4,673
13 Almagro, Nicolas ESP 4,460
10 Tipsarevic, Janko SRB 4,088
9 Gasquet, Richard FRA 3,960
11 Wawrinka, Stanislas SUI 3,665
12 Cilic, Marin CRO 3,520
17 Simon, Gilles FRA 3,350
19 Monaco, Juan ARG 3,241
14 Haas, Tommy GER 2,789
15 Nishikori, Kei JPN 2,698
16 Raonic, Milos CAN 2,628
18 Kohlschreiber, Philipp GER 2,465
22 Seppi, Andreas ITA 2,329
24 Dolgopolov, Alexandr UKR 2,068
29 Fognini, Fabio ITA 2,026
21 Isner, John USA 2,019
20 Querrey, Sam USA 1,976
23 Janowicz, Jerzy POL 1,938
27 Chardy, Jeremy FRA 1,927
30 Mayer, Florian GER 1,903
33 Granollers, Marcel ESP 1,898
26 Paire, Benoit FRA 1,830
25 Anderson, Kevin RSA 1,699
28 Dimitrov, Grigor BUL 1,670
31 Youzhny, Mikhail RUS 1,635
34 Robredo, Tommy ESP 1,628
32 Benneteau, Julien FRA 1,414

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