06/19 04:40 CDT Nadal seeded No. 5 for Wimbledon
Nadal seeded No. 5 for Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) -- Rafael Nadal will be seeded No. 5 at Wimbledon, setting up the
possibility of a quarterfinal match against Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic or
The All England Club released the seedings Wednesday for this year's
championships, with the top five in the ATP rankings remaining in their
Djokovic is No. 1, followed by Murray, Federer, David Ferrer and Nadal.
Nadal, who was sidelined for about seven months with a left knee injury after
losing in the second round at Wimbledon last year, dropped to No. 5 in the
rankings after the French Open, despite beating Ferrer to win the tournament
for a record eighth time.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga jumps one spot in the seedings to No. 6, with Tomas Berdych
dropping a place to No. 7.
The women's seedings follow the WTA rankings, with Serena Williams at No. 1.
The tournament starts Monday. The draw will be held Friday.