Search This Blog

Thursday, June 21, 2007

2007 Wimbledon seeds released - Federer & Henin top

Wimbledon get under way on Monday 25th June and the organising committee have released the top 32 seeds for the mens and womens event.

Defending champion Roger Federer is the top men's seed for Wimbledon, while world number one Justine Henin heads the women's singles.

The men's seedings are based on the current world rankings, but are slightly adjusted to take into account grass-court performances in the last two years.

French Open champion and last year's runner-up Rafael Nadal is seeded second, ahead of Andy Roddick. World number four Nikolay Davydenko is seeded sixth with Novak Djokovic and Fernando Gonzalez moving above him in the list.

Top 16 Men's singles seeds:
1. Roger Federer (Swi)
2. Rafael Nadal (Spa)
3. Andy Roddick (US)
4. Novak Djokovic (Ser)
5. Fernando Gonzalez (Chi)
6. Nikolay Davydenko (Rus)
7. Tomas Berdych (Cze)
8. Andy Murray (GB)
9. James Blake (US)
10. Marcos Baghdatis (Cyp)
11. Tommy Robredo (Spa)
12. Richard Gasquet (Fra)
13. Tommy Haas (Ger)
14. Mikhail Youzhny (Rus)
15. Ivan Ljubicic (Cro)
16. Lleyton Hewitt (Aus)

On the women's side, former champion Venus Williams moves from 31st in the world to number 24 seed and world number 19 Vera Zvonareva has been ruled out with a wrist injury.

Top 16 Women's singles seeds:
1. Justine Henin (Bel)
2. Maria Sharapova (Rus)
3. Jelena Jankovic (Ser)
4. Amelie Mauresmo (Fra)
5. Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus)
6. Ana Ivanovic (Ser)
7. Serena Williams (US)
8. Anna Chakvetadze (Rus)
9. Martina Hingis (Swi)
10. Daniela Hantuchova (Svk)
11. Nadia Petrova (Rus)
12. Elena Dementieva (Rus)
13. Dinara Safina (Rus)
14. Nicole Vaidisova (Cze)
15. Patty Schnyder (Swi)
16. Shahar Peer (Isr)

Related links :
Latest Wimbledon Live Scores (and other tennis events)
Latest Wimbledon Mens Odds at BookieLabrat
Latest Wimbledon Ladies Odds at Bookielabrat.