Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams earn top seeds for Wimbledon
Defending champion and men's No. 1 Novak Djokovic is the top seed at Wimbledon this year, while two-time champion Rafael Nadal was seeded 10th, his lowest seeding ever at the tournament.
Seven-time champion Roger Federer, 2013 winner Andy Murray, French Open champion Stan Wawrinka, and Kei Nishikori are next on the seeding list.
Tomas Berdych, Milos Raonic, David Ferrer, Marin Cilic and Nadal round out the top 10.
Nadal’s previous lowest seeding at All England Club was in 2013 when he was seeded fifth.
Women's No. 1 Serena Williams, who is 32-1 this year and has won the first two major tournaments of the year, received the No. 1 seed on the women’s side.
Defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, the only woman to beat Williams this year, is seeded second.
Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki round out the top five. Lucie Safarova is seeded sixth, followed by Ana Ivanovic, Ekaterina Makarova, Carla Suarez Navarro, and Angelique Kerber.
The women’s top 10 seeds are the same as this week’s WTA rankings.
Eugenie Bouchard, who lost in last year’s final to Kvitova, is seeded 12th.
The tournament’s draw will be announced on Friday.
- Scooby Axson