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Eight-time former champion Roger Federer, who is No. 3 in the ATP Rankings, will be the second seed for Wimbledon in 2019.

Federer Promoted To Second Seed At Wimbledon

Seeds announced for the grass-court major

The All England Lawn Tennis Club committee has announced the 32 singles seeds and 16 doubles seeds for The Championships at Wimbledon, which begins on Monday, 1 July.

Eight-time former champion Roger Federer, currently No. 3 in the ATP Rankings, has been promoted to second seed ahead of 2008 and 2010 titlist Rafael Nadal, the World No. 2. Novak Djokovic, who came into last year’s tournament as the World No. 21, is top seed and will be attempting to add to his 2011, 2014-15 and 2018 Wimbledon crowns.

Last year’s runner-up Kevin Anderson, who is on the comeback trail from an elbow injury, has been named fourth seed, despite being ranked World No. 8, while 2017 finalist and World No. 18 Marin Cilic has been promoted to 13th seed.

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Since 2002, The Championships has employed a unique seeding system, where they take into account previous results over a two-year period on grass courts.

• Take the ATP Ranking points on 24 June 2019
• Add 100 per cent of the points earned for all grass court tournaments in the past 12 months
• Add 75 per cent of the points earned for the best grass court tournament in the 12 months before that

Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo, the 2017 champions, lead the doubles field, with 2015 titlists Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau named fifth seeds. Three-time former titlists Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan are seventh seeds. Last year, Mike Bryan joined forces with Jack Sock, in the absence of brother Bob due to injury, and beat Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus in a five-set final.

The singles main draw ceremony takes place on Friday.

Singles Seeds [ATP Ranking]
1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) [1]
2. Roger Federer (SUI) [3]
3. Rafael Nadal (ESP) [2]
4. Kevin Anderson (RSA) [8]
5. Dominic Thiem (AUT) [4]
6. Alexander Zverev (GER) [5]
7. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) [6]
8. Kei Nishikori (JPN) [7]
9. John Isner (USA) [12]
10. Karen Khachanov (RUS) [9]
11. Daniil Medvedev (RUS) [13]
12. Fabio Fognini (ITA) [10]
13. Marin Cilic (CRO) [18]
14. Borna Coric (CRO) [14]
15. Milos Raonic (CAN) [17]
16. Gael Monfils (FRA) [15]
17. Matteo Berrettini (ITA) [20]
18. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO) [16]
19. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) [21]
20. Gilles Simon (FRA) [25]
21. David Goffin (BEL) [23]
22. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) [19]
23. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) [22]
24. Diego Schwartzman (ARG) [24]
25. Alex de Minaur (AUS) [29]
26. Guido Pella (ARG) [26]
27. Lucas Pouille (FRA) [28]
28. Benoit Paire (FRA) [32]
29. Denis Shapovalov (CAN) [27]
30. Kyle Edmund (GBR) [31]
31. Laslo Djere (SRB) [30]
32. Dusan Lajovic (SRB) [33]

Doubles Seeds
1. Lukasz Kubot (POL) / Marcelo Melo (BRA)
2. Juan Sebastian Cabal (COL)  / Robert Farah (COL)
3. Raven Klaasen (RSA) / Michael Venus (NZL)
4. Mate Pavic (CRO) / Bruno Soares (BRA)
5. Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) / Horia Tecau (ROU)
6. Nikola Mektic (CRO) / Franko Skugor (CRO)
7. Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)
8. Henri Kontinen (FIN) / John Peers (AUS)
9. Maximo Gonzalez (ARG) / Horacio Zeballos (ARG)
10. Jamie Murray (GBR) / Neal Skupski (GBR)
11. Nicolas Mahut (FRA) / Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)
12. Rajeev Ram (USA) / Joe Salisbury (GBR)
13. Kevin Krawietz (GER) / Andreas Mies (GER)
14. Oliver Marach (AUT) / Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
15. Dominic Inglot (GBR) / Austin Krajicek (USA)
16. Robin Haase (NED) / Frederik Nielsen (DEN)