It’s time for the third grand slam of the year, the Wimbledon Open which will start on 27 June 2022 in London. After so many controversies and talks, the top 16 seeds of the Wimbledon Open 2022 are now finally revealed. So, in this article, we will see who are the top 16 seeds for the Wimbledon open 2022.
Currently, world No.3 Novak Djokovic is the top seed for the Wimbledon Open 2022. Djokovic who has won the Wimbledon championship 6 times in his career is the favourite to win in 2022. Rafael Nadal who has already won the first two grand slams of this year is ranked second to win Wimbledon Open 2022.
The next three players to conclude our top 5 are Casper Rudd, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Carlos Alcaraz. Then next we have Felix Auger-Aliassime who is the sixth seed and Hubert Hukacz who is seventh. Hukacz also won his first grass-court title when he defeated Daniel Medvedev in the Halle Open finals. In eighth, we have Italian player Matteo Berrettini who was a finalist in the 2021 Wimbledon open.
The list continues with Cameron Norrie at ninth, Jannik Sinner at the tenth, Taylor Fritz at eleventh, Diego Schwartzman at twelfth, Denis Shapovalov at 13th, Marin Cilic at 14th, Reilly Opelka at 15th, and Pablo Carreno Busta at 16th.
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Some big players who will miss the 2022 Wimbledon Open are Roger Federer who will not play on the grass courts after 1998. Federer is struggling with his knee injury and it was a heartbreak for the fans when he was not on the list. Naomi Osaka who has won the Wimbledon Open four times in her career will miss the tournament.
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Alexander Zverev has pulled out his name from the tournament due to an injury in the semi-finals of Roland Garros. Due to Russia’s invasion in Ukraine, no Russian players are allowed to participate in the Wimbledon Open. World No.1 Daniil Medvedev will also miss the tournament as he is a Russian player.