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Wimbledon Seeds Announced

Serena Williams is the favorite at the All-England Club, but Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova figure to be contenders as well.

Published June 19, 2013 12:00

Wimbledon Seeds Announced
Serena Williams

LONDON, England - Having won three of the last four Grand Slams, defending champion Serena Williams comes into Wimbledon as the obvious favorite. But there are a couple of other former Wimbledon winners and several Grand Slam titlists in the draw. 

All 32 seeds were announced Wednesday. Here are the résumés of the Top 16 seeds:

1. Serena Williams (USA)
14th appearance (67-8)
Best result: Champion (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (16): 1999 US Open, 2002 French Open, 2002 Wimbledon, 2002 US Open, 2003 Australian Open, 2003 Wimbledon, 2005 Australian Open, 2007 Australian Open, 2008 US Open, 2009 Australian Open, 2009 Wimbledon, 2010 Australian Open, 2010 Wimbledon, 2012 Wimbledon, 2012 US Open, 2013 French Open

2. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
8th appearance (20-7)
Best result: SF (2011, 2012)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (2): 2012 Australian Open, 2013 Australian Open

3. Maria Sharapova (RUS)
11th appearance (37-9)
Best result: Champion (2004)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (4): 2004 Wimbledon, 2006 US Open, 2008 Australian Open, 2012 French Open

4. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
8th appearance (23-7)
Best result: R-Up (2012)
Best Grand Slam result: R-Up (1): 2012 Wimbledon

5. Sara Errani (ITA)
6th appearance (6-5)
Best result: 3r (2010, 2012)
Best Grand Slam result: R-Up (1): 2012 French Open

6. Li Na (CHN)
7th appearance (13-6)
Best result: QF (2006, 2010)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (1): 2011 French Open

7. Angelique Kerber (GER)
6th appearance (7-5)
Best result: SF (2012)
Best Grand Slam result: SF (2): 2011 US Open, 2012 Wimbledon

8. Petra Kvitova (CZE)
6th appearance (16-4)
Best result: Champion (2011)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (1): 2011 Wimbledon

9. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
7th appearance (12-6)
Best result: 4r (2009, 2010, 2011)
Best Grand Slam result: R-Up (1): 2009 US Open

10. Maria Kirilenko (RUS)
10th appearance (10-9)
Best result: QF (2012)
Best Grand Slam result: QF (3): 2010 Australian Open, 2012 Wimbledon, 2013 French Open

11. Roberta Vinci (ITA)
8th appearance (11-7)
Best result: 4r (2012)
Best Grand Slam result: QF (1): 2012 US Open

12. Ana Ivanovic (SRB)
9th appearance (20-8)
Best result: SF (2007)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (1): 2008 French Open

13. Nadia Petrova (RUS)
13th appearance (30-12)
Best result: QF (2005, 2008)
Best Grand Slam result: SF (2): 2003 French Open, 2005 French Open

14. Samantha Stosur (AUS)
11th appearance (6-10)
Best result: 3r (2009)
Best Grand Slam result: Champion (1): 2011 US Open

15. Marion Bartoli (FRA)
11th appearance (21-10)
Best result: R-Up (2007)
Best Grand Slam result: R-Up (1): 2007 Wimbledon

16. Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
10th appearance (16-9)
Best result: 4r (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010)
Best Grand Slam result: R-Up (1): 2008 US Open

Remaining Seeds:
17. Sloane Stephens (USA)
18. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
19. Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP)
20. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL)
21. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
22. Sorana Cirstea (ROU)
23. Sabine Lisicki (GER)
24. Peng Shuai (CHN)
25. Ekaterina Makarova (RUS)
26. Varvara Lepchenko (USA)
27. Lucie Safarova (CZE)
28. Tamira Paszek (AUT)
29. Alizé Cornet (FRA)
30. Mona Barthel (GER)
31. Romina Oprandi (SUI)
32. Klara Zakopalova (CZE)

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