Wimbledon Seedings 2018. Seeding was released on Wednesday for the third Grand Slam of the year, Wimbledon. World number-2 and Switzerland veteran Roger Federer has won the top seed in the men’s singles category. For women’s singles, World No. 1 Romanian player Simona Halep is seeded top.
Wimbledon, the Grass Court, which will start from July 2 has given seed to 32 men and the same number of women players in this most prestigious tournament of Tennis. Spain’s star player Rafael Nadal got the second seed, while Andy Murray of Britain did not get any seed this year.
Despite 7-time Wimbledon winner Serena Williams being ranked 183rd in the WTA Ranking. The organizers of Wimbledon have given her 25th seed for the women’s singles this year. The 36-year-old American was not given any preference in the French Open. Serena was away from the game for some time due to pregnancy. Similarly, Maria Sharapova of Russia got the 24th seed.
If you look at the men’s category, besides Nadal and Federer, Croatia’s World No. 5 Marin Cilic has got the third seed. At the same time, Germany’s 21-year-old player Alexander Zverev, who went straight to the quarter-finals in the French Open, got the fourth seed.
Argentine player Juan Martin del Potro has been given the 5th seed. Serbia’s star player Novak Djokovic has also made a good comeback from the injury and is trying to reach the top form. He was given the 12th seed in Wimbledon
Women’s Seed in Wimbledon is decided on the basis of the ranking of Women’s Tennis Federation (WTA). In this case, Wimbledon’s current winner and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza got the third seed. Denmark’s Carolina Wozniacki, who won the Australian Open-2012 title, got the second seed.
America’s 25-year-old player Sloane Stephens, who surprised everyone by reaching the final of the French Open this year, got the fourth seed. Ukraine player Elina Svitolina, who won Brisbane International’s title, got the 5th seed.