Wimbledon draw 2016: Men’s, women’s draws released
The draw for Wimbledon 2016 will take place on Friday, three days before play starts in the third grand slam tournament.
The seeds for the tournament have already been announced, with Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray earning the top two seeds on the men’s side, and Serena Williams taking the top seed on the women’s side.
Defending champion Djokovic drew Britain’s James Ward to open the tournament, while Williams will open against a qualifier.
Williams will have to fend off No. 2 Garbine Muguruza and No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska as she looks to repeat as Wimbledon champion.
John Isner (No. 18), Jack Sock (No. 27) and Sam Querrey (No. 28) are the three seeded American men in the field. Venus Williams and Madison Keys are seed ninth and 10th, respectively, while Sloane Stephens (No. 19) and Coco Vandeweghe (No. 28) round out the Americans in the women’s field.
Roger Federer is seeded No. 3 on the men’s side, while Stan Wawrinka is No. 4.
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Start date: Monday, June 27
Projected men’s quarterfinals
Novak Djokovic vs. Milos Raonic
Roger Federer vs. Kei Nishikori
Dominic Thiem vs. Stan Wawrinka
Richard Gasquet vs. Andy Murray
Projected women’s quarterfinals
Serena Williams vs. Roberta Vinci
Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Belinda Bencic
Simona Halep vs. Angelique Kerber
Venus Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza