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Wimbledon 2022: The men's and women's singles top seeds

Published 0841 GMT (1641 HKT) July 5, 2022
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10: Emma Raducanu -- The reigning US Open champion has had a roller coaster 12 months after bursting onto the scene. But injuries (some of them freak) have interrupted the British 19-year-old's game.

Best finish: Fourth Round, 2021
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10: Jannik Sinner -- Sinner is relatively green when it comes to Wimbledon. This is only his second year, and in 2021 he exited in the first round. But the 20-year-old from San Candido, Italy completes the top 10 seeds and is a 2022 Australian Open quarter finalist.

Best finish: First round, 2021
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9: Garbine Muguruza -- The Spaniard is the only women's singles player within the top 10 seeds to have won the title, when she bested no less a player than Venus Williams. The former world number one hasn't had the strongest start to this year's majors, however.

Best finish: Winner, 2017
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9: Cameron Norrie -- The British player is knocking on the door of the world's top 10 despite having never made the fourth round of a major, and makes the top 10 seeds in his fifth year at Wimbledon.

Best finish: Third round, 2021
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8: Jessica Pegula -- Two major quarter finals in 2022 already under her belt, the world number nine from Buffalo, New York does not have strong form at Wimbledon, however.

Best finish: Second round, 2021
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8: Matteo Berrettini -- Last year's runner up couldn't break Djokovic's grass court supremacy, despite claiming the opening set. The Italian won't face a ball at this year's tournament, however -- a positive Covid-19 test forced him to withdraw before his opening match.

Best finish: Runner up, 2021
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7: Danielle Collins -- The highest seeded American in the singles at this year's Wimbledon, Collins has a poor record at the tournament, but finished runner up at the Australian Open in January.

Best finish: Third round, 2019
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7: Hubert Hurkacz -- The Polish player hasn't fared well in the 2022 majors, exiting in the second and fourth rounds in Melbourne and Paris respectively, but will be buoyed by a semi-final appearance at the home of lawn tennis last year.

Best finish: Semi-final, 2021
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6: Karolina Pliskova -- The 30-year-old came within a whisker last year, falling to Australian Ashleigh Barty in the final. Barty is now retired, but Pliskova was absent in Melbourne and fell in the second round in Paris.

Best finish: Runner up, 2021
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6: Felix Auger-Aliassime -- The 6-foot 4-inch athlete from Montreal was a quarter finalist last year. He's broken the world top 10, following up with a semi-final at the US Open and a quarter final at the Australian Open in 2022. Still only 21, he has plenty of room to grow.

Best finish: Quarter final, 2021
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5: Maria Sakkari -- Greece's Sakkari will be aiming for her first major final after semi-final exits at the French Open and US open in 2021.

Best finish: Third round, 2017, 2019
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5: Carlos Alcaraz -- The Spaniard breaks the top five seeding in only his second Wimbledon. The world number seven reached the quarter final at Roland Garros this year and has career prize winnings of just shy of $6 million -- all before his 20th birthday.

Best finish: Second round, 2021
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4: Paula Badosa -- The 24-year-old hasn't reached a semi-final at a major, but has some rounds at both this year's previous majors under her belt.

Best finish: Fourth round, 2021
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4: Stefanos Tsitsipas -- Tsitsipas doesn't have a great record at Wimbledon, having never made it to a quarter final. But an Australian Open semi earlier this year shows the Greek world number five is in form.

Best finish: Fourth round, 2018
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3: Ons Jabeur -- Jabeur bowed out in the quarter finals last year, but the Tunisian world number two will be aiming to go higher, despite an early exit at the French Open.

Best finish: Quarter finals, 2021
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3: Casper Ruud -- The Norwegian Ruud has never progressed beyond the first round at Wimbledon in the singles competition, but after finishing runner up to his boyhood hero Nadal in the French Open in June is in the hunt for his first major.

Best finish: First round, 2019, 2021
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2: Anett Kontaveit -- The Estonian world number three bags a second seed. At the eighth year in the singles, she comes into the tournament having exited the Australian and French Opens in the second and first round respectively.

Best finish: Third round, 2017, 2018, 2019
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2: Rafael Nadal -- The king of clay moves on to grass as Australian Open and French Open champion and a record 22-time grand slam winner. The Spaniard therefore has plenty of momentum, but he hasn't won at Wimbledon since 2010, and hasn't reached the final since 2011.

Best finish: Winner, 2008, 2010
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1: Iga Swiatek -- Swiatek comes to the grass court on a high, having won the French Open. Also an Australian Open semi-finalist, the Polish world number one nevertheless has a modest record at Wimbledon.

Best finish: Fourth round, 2021
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1: Novak Djokovic -- The imperious Serbian missed out on a calendar grand slam in 2021, winning three majors but finishing runner up at the US Open. He could only make the quarterfinals of the French Open earlier this year, but he enters Wimbledon as reigning champion, having not lost a singles match there since 2017.

Best finish at Wimbledon: Winner, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021
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