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The main round of this year’s third Grand Slam tennis event, the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, kicks off on the grass courts of the All England Club on Monday 27 June.

128 ‘128 players in both men’s and women’s categories are participating in the tournament. This time a record prize money has been announced for the players in the tournament.

Totseed and World No. 3 Novak Djokovic will defend their title, while Australia’s world number one Ashley Barty, who won the women’s singles last year, has announced her sudden retirement. As seen But they will face Anas Jaber and many other talented players. Swatik excels on clay court but this time she is determined to play exceptionally well on grass court.

This time in the men’s singles, many leading players, including world number one Daniel Medvedev and world number two Alexander Zverev, will not be seen active on the grass court. Due to the absence of these players, World No. 3 Djokovic has been placed at the top seed while World No. 4 Rafael Nadal has been placed at No. 2.

The ATP rankings were introduced in 1973, the first in the history of Wimbledon and the second in the history of Grand Slam tournaments. At the 1999 Australian Open, then-world number one Pete Simpras and world number two Marcelo Reeves did not participate.

In men’s singles, Caspar Rudd is third, Stefanos Tesspas fourth, Carlos Alcarez fifth, Felix Ogolismi sixth, Herbert Harkaz seventh, Matthew Brittini eighth, Cameron Nori ninth and Janak Sunner tenth. In the women’s seeding, Ega Swatik is first, Annette Contavit is second, Anas Jaber is third, Paula Bedosa is fourth, Maria Skari is fifth, Carolina Pliskova is fifth, Danielle Collins is seventh, Jessica Pegola is seventh, Garbine Muguroza is ninth and Emma Radono is ninth.

Apart from former Grand Slam champions Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep and Elena Ostapenko, Barbora Krajsekova, Kokugauf, Blenda Bench, Madison Keys and Petra Kyotova have not made it to the top 10.

Pakistan’s 42-year-old tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq is also representing his country at Wimbledon.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club has reacted strongly to the Russian attack on Ukraine by banning Russian and Belarusian players from participating in the Wimbledon tennis tournament, which has resulted in players from both countries taking part in men’s and women’s events. Will not be able to Russia’s Daniel Medvedev, Andrei Rubelv, Karen Khachanov, Aslan Kratsev and Ukraine’s Ilya Alzheimer’s are among the men affected by the ban.

Roger Federer, who has won 20 Grand Slam titles in the history of tennis, Kai Nishkori of Japan and Lloyd Harris of South Africa are also not taking part in the Wimbledon event this time due to fitness issues. Eight substitutes have been included in the men’s singles. The women affected by the ban include Ariana Sabalinika of Belarus, Victoria Azarenka, Alexandra Sasanovich, Daria Kastkina of Russia, Anastasia Pachinkova, Ludmila Samsonova, Veronica Kadermitova, Ekaterina Alexandrova, Verora Gracianova and Vorara Grachiva. Svetolina, Marquita Vandrosova, Jacqueline Kristin, Sofia Cannon, Leila Fernandes, Myersharef and Anna Konjoh will also miss the tournament. A list of substitutes has also been released in their place.

Former world number one Naomi Osaka and Canadian Eugenie Bouchard are also absent from Wimbledon. Bouchard has the honor of playing in the Wimbledon final. Osaka has withdrawn from the tournament due to a foot injury. Osaka did not participate in Wimbledon last year.

German star and world number two Alexander Zverev, who was injured during the French Open, will also miss the Wimbledon court due to fitness issues. He suffered an injury in the fourth set of the French Open final against Rafael Nadal. His performance this year has been excellent.

Former World No. 3 Dominic Theme from Austria will also miss the grass court event due to fitness issues. He too has been away from the tennis court for a long time and his ranking has dropped to 352 due to non-participation in the circuit. He was absent due to a wrist injury but is now starting practice.

This is the first time since 1998 on Wimbledon grass court that eight Wimbledon men’s tennis singles title winners, Swiss legend Roger Federer, will not be active in his favorite event. He won the junior singles and doubles titles in 1998 and earned a double crown. Federer made his first Wimbledon men’s singles wild card entry in 1999 and lost in the first round to Jerry Novak of the Czech Republic in a hard-fought five-set contest.

Federer competed in Wimbledon 22 times in his career and won 8 titles. They have been runners-up four times, losing once in the semi-finals, five times in the quarter-finals, once in the second round and three times in the first round. The tournament was not held in 2020 due to the corona virus pandemic. Roger Federer defeated Marine Selch in 2017 to become the Wimbledon champion. In 2019, Djokovic defeated him in the final, while in 2021, Poland’s Herbert Harkaz defeated him in the quarter-finals in three sets.

The 21-year-old world number one from Poland is playing brilliantly on the Ega Swatik tennis circuit and is unbeaten in 35 consecutive matches. Last month, he won the second grand slam of his career with an extraordinary performance at the French Open. She has won six titles this year. Last year, she lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon. In 2018, Ega Swatik was the junior champion. None of the top five players in women’s seeding have reached the Wimbledon semi-finals. Anas Jaber played in the quarterfinals last year. Paula Bedosa, like Ega Swatik, lost in the fourth round. Annette Connaught and Maria Skari have not advanced beyond 32 rounds at Wimbledon.

It is the 100th anniversary of the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament being held on the Center Court. And for the first time in Wimbledon history, seeded players have been allowed to practice on center court this year, as many players struggled with slipping on the court last year. Several players, including Roger Federer and Djokovic, slipped during the match, while Serena Williams was injured in the first wicket, which led to much criticism. This time the players have been allowed to practice to check the center court grass turf.

Defending Wimbledon men’s singles champion and world number three is Novak Djokovic, who won the title last year by defeating Matthew Brittany in a five-set javelin. Djokovic was knocked out of the French Open by Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals. Due to this defeat, he had to lose his position at the world number one. Djokovic has won the Wimbledon singles title six times.

Matthew Brittini’s performance on the grass court is excellent and he has sounded the alarm for other players at Wimbledon by winning two Grass Court Stuttgart and Queens titles before Wimbledon. He is unbeaten on the grass court after losing the Wimbledon final last year.

The Spanish star, who has won a record 22 Grand Slam titles, says he did not feel any pain in his left leg after the operation. All indications are positive. Rafael Nadal is Clay and Harcourt King. His performance on the grass court is not much better. He has won Wimbledon singles only twice in his career. He is attending the event after a gap of two years. The tournament was not held in 2020 due to Corona Pandamic, while last year he could not participate in the tournament due to fitness issues. He was defeated by Roger Federer in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Wimbledon final by four sets. Rafael Nadal last played in the Wimbledon final in 2011 where he was defeated by Novak Djokovic. However, this time he is hopeful of winning the Wimbledon title.

Rafael Nadal, the third Grand Slam winner of the year, defeated Swiss star Stan Wawrinka by two sets in an exhibition match. This was Nadal’s first victory on the grass court in three years. Rafael Nadal says he is determined to win the Wimbledon title this time, but he will have to compete with many talented and young players to win it.

Following the decision of the Wimbledon administration to ban Russian and Belarusian players, the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) have announced that there are no ranking points for the Wimbledon tournament. This means that the points of the players participating in this tournament will not be counted in the world rankings. The move comes after the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced a ban on Russian and Belarusian players from participating in Wimbledon. According to the announcement, players from Russia and Belarus will not be able to participate in all UK grass court events, including this year’s third Grand Slam Wimbledon tournament. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has also confirmed that it will not award ranking points to Wimbledon for junior and wheelchair events.

ATP says that the basis of our tour is the ability of players of any nationality to participate in our tournaments without any discrimination. Wimbledon’s decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players undermines our principle and the integrity of the ATP ranking system and is not in line with our ranking agreement. “With deep regret and hesitation, we see no option but to withdraw ATP ranking points from Wimbledon for 2022,” he added. If such unilateral decisions are not heeded, it will set a precedent for the rest of the tour.

Similarly, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it would follow the decision of the ATP governing body. Wimbledon organizers expressed deep frustration with the decision of these organizations, but insisted that they stand by their decision. “This is a critical situation, on the one hand I understand it and on the other I think it is an unfair decision,” said Daniel Medvedev, the new world number one and US Open champion. Russians currently working in the UK have the right to work, so I would be happy to play at Wimbledon. Even if this does not happen, the decision is acceptable.

American legend Serena Williams, who won 23 Grand Slam titles in women’s tennis, also got a wild card entry for Wimbledon. She was injured in the first round of Wimbledon last year and has not played in a tournament since. She will step on the tennis court after a year-long absence.

Lacking match practice, she cannot be expected to perform exceptionally well. However, she has been struggling for the last several years to equal the record of 24 singles Grand Slam awards of Australian legend Margaret Court, but she has not been successful. She has won seven singles trophies at Wimbledon. She won her last Wimbledon title in 2016. She was a runner-up in 2018 and 2019. Serena won her last Grand Slam title in 2017 at the Australian Open. Serena Williams, who has long held the number one position in the world, is now ranked 1208th in the world.

Serena has won seven singles titles at Wimbledon. He has 23 Grand Slam singles honors. She last won the Wimbledon singles title in 2016 but reached the final in 2018 and 2019 after returning from maternity leave.

American legend Serena Williams announced her triumphant return to the doubles event in partnership with Anas Jaber and the pair reached the semi-finals, but the pair withdrew from the doubles event due to Anas Jaber’s knee injury. Gone Former Wimbledon champion and former world number one Simona Halep also withdrew from the semi-finals of the tennis tournament in Berlin before Wimbledon due to a knee injury, but she is determined to participate in Wimbledon.

The United Kingdom has been waiting for the Wimbledon women’s singles title for 46 years and its hopes are centered on US Open champion Emma Radukan, who made it to the round 16 at Wimbledon last year and then dropped a set as a qualifier in New York. Without the US Open title, she made history. She is now in the top 10. However, after winning the US Open, there has been no significant performance. The last British player to win Wimbledon women’s singles was Virginia Wade.