Three-instances champion, Novak Djokovic has been bumped as much as 2d seed for next week’s Wimbledon championship regardless of slipping to fourth within the ATP world rankings whereas seven-occasions champion, Roger Federer has additionally benefited.
The seedings, released with the aid of the All England membership on Wednesday, had defending champion Andy Murray number one within the men’s singles, with Germany’s Angelique Kerber the women’s prime seed.
Wimbledon differs from the opposite grand slams, within the men’s singles at the least, with previous type on grass in the earlier two years coming into play to re-order the highest 32 on the earth rankings — a system agreed with the aid of the ATP.
Spaniard Rafa Nadal, who gained a tenth French Open remaining month, is second within the ATP rankings but can be seeded fourth at Wimbledon after a mediocre record there in up to date years.
regardless of successful the title twice, the 31-year-previous had no longer been earlier the fourth round since 2011.