The seeds have been announced for this year's Championships at the All England Club.
WTA Staff
June 27, 2018

LONDON, UK - World No.1 Simona Halep is the top seed for this year's Wimbledon - with former champion Serena Williams seeded 25th on her return to the Championships following maternity leave.

Defending champion Garbiñe Muguruza is seeded third, with last year's runner-up Venus Williams seeded ninth.

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US Open champion Sloane Stephens is the highest American player, seeded fourth; and Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki is seeded second.

2004 champion Maria Sharapova is seeded 24th, with two-time champion Petra Kvitova seeded eighth as she hopes to continue her current impressive winning streak on grass.

British No.1 Johanna Konta - who beat Halep in the 2017 quarterfinals before falling to Venus, 6-4, 6-2 - is seeded 22nd.

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The main draw matches begin on Monday July 2, with the women's singles final on Saturday July 14.

Full list of seedings

1. Simona HALEP (ROU)
2. Caroline WOZNIACKI (DEN)
3. Garbiñe MUGURUZA (ESP)
4. Sloane STEPHENS (USA)
5. Elina SVITOLINA (UKR)
6. Caroline GARCIA (FRA)
7. Karolina PLISKOVA (CZE)
8. Petra KVITOVA (CZE)
9. Venus WILLIAMS (USA)
10. Madison KEYS (USA)
11. Angelique KERBER (GER)
12. Jelena OSTAPENKO (LAT)
13. Julia GOERGES (GER)
14. Daria KASATKINA (RUS)
15. Elise MERTENS (BEL)
16. CoCo VANDEWEGHE (USA)
17. Ashleigh BARTY (AUS)
18. Naomi OSAKA (JPN)
19. Magdalena RYBARIKOVA (SVK)
20. Kiki BERTENS (NED)
21. Anastasija SEVASTOVA (LAT)
22. Johanna KONTA (GBR)
23. Barbora STRYCOVA (CZE)
24. Maria SHARAPOVA (RUS)
25. Serena WILLIAMS (USA)
26. Daria GAVRILOVA (AUS)
27. Carla SUAREZ NAVARRO (ESP)
28. Anett KONTAVEIT (EST)
29. Mihaela BUZARNESCU (ROU)
30. Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA (RUS)
31. ZHANG Shuai (CHN)
32. Agnieszka RADWANSKA (POL)

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