The Wimbledon seedings were released today. As custom, the men’s seedings were based of a formula while the committee followed the WTA rankings for the women’s seedings.
About the only consternation was Roger Federer bump to No. 2 over World No. 2 Rafael Nadal. Federer won Halle this past weekend while Nadal chose not play to a warm-up, a decision that could have cost him the second seed. Nadal hasn’t made a grass final since winning 2015 Stuttgart and he hasn’t made a Wimbledon final since 2011.
Federer will avoid defending champion Djokovic until the final, but Nadal will be projected to face one of them in the semifinals.
French Open champion Ash Barty will make her debut at a top seed at a Slam next week.
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