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Wimbledon 2012 Seeding: Novak Djokovic And Maria Sharapova Receive Top Seeds

The seeding for the 2012 Wimbledon Championships has been announced. The USA is represented by players in both the Gentlemen's and Ladies' draw.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 24:  A general view from the grounds after the Pre-Wimbledon Press Conference 2012 at Wimbledon on April 24, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: A general view from the grounds after the Pre-Wimbledon Press Conference 2012 at Wimbledon on April 24, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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The seeding for the 2012 Wimbledon Championship tournament have been released, and Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova have the no. 1 seeds for the Gentlemen's and Ladies' Singles, respectively. The United States of America is represented in both the Gentlemen's and Ladies singles. On the Gentleman's side, Mardy Fish, John Isner and Andy Roddick are the ranked Americans. For the Ladies, Serena Williams and Christina McHale are the only Americans seeded. Serena's sister Venus Williams is unseeded for the first time in more than ten years. The top seeds for both Gentlemen's and Ladies singles are below. You can find complete Singles and Doubles seeding at the official Wimbledon website.

Gentlemen's Top Seeds:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB)

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP)

3. Roger Federer (SUI)

4. Andy Murray (GBR)

5. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)

6. Tomas Berdych (CZE)

7. David Ferrer (ESP)

8. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)

9. Juan Martin del Potro (ARG)

10. Mardy Fish (USA)

11. John Isner (USA)

12. Nicolas Almagro (ESP)

13. Gilles Simon (FRA)

14. Feliciano Lopez (ESP)

15. Juan Monaco (ARG)


Ladeis' Top Seeds:

1. Maria Sharapova (RUS)

2. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)

3. Agnieszka Radawanska (POL)

4. Petra Kvitova (CZE)

5. Samantha Stosur (AUS)

6. Serena Williams (USA)

7. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)

8. Angelique Kerber (GER)

9. Marion Bartoli (FRA)

10. Sara Errani (ITA)

11. Na Li (CHN)

12. Vera Zvonareva (RUS)

13. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)

14. Ana Ivanovic (SRB)

15. Sabine Lisicki (GER)

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