Roger Federer seeded above Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon
LONDON — Roger Federer has been seeded above Rafael Nadal for Wimbledon, despite the Spaniard being higher in the rankings.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1, with Federer second and Nadal third — a reverse of their rankings. Kevin Anderson, a Wimbledon finalist last year, is fourth despite being eighth in the rankings.
The men’s seedings for Wimbledon are based on the rankings, but with extra points for grass-court tournaments in the last year.
The women’s seedings follow the rankings, with French Open champion Ashleigh Barty at No. 1 ahead of Naomi Osaka and Karolina Pliskova.
Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams is 11th.
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