Serena Williams will be seeded at Wimbledon

Serena Williams Says That If She Gets Pregnant Again She'll Step Away From Tennis For Good

Nearly a month after withdrawing from her Round of 16 match against Maria Sharapova at the French Open because of a pectoral injury, the 36-year-old Grand Slam veteran has drawn a No. 25 seed for competition at London's All England Club.

The 20-year-old world number 18 is the youngest player in the top 40 and on her Wimbledon debut last year was only stopped in the third round by former champion Venus Williams.

Williams is now ranked 183rd in the world after returning to the tour in March following the birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr, in September 2017.

"But it's just not fair if there is a player [who misses out] and it's me now".

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Open steadily descended into carnage as the day progressed. "The best players in the world are up there trying to win a U.S. Rose putted like a magician to be only one shot from the lead and give himself a chance of adding to his 2013 title.

Williams has played in three tournaments since her daughter Alexis was born in September a year ago. I have the right and I should be seeded and if they put her in front of me then I will just lose my spot that I am supposed to have.

So French Open champion Simona Halep is No. 1, Australian Open Caroline Wozniacki is No. 2, reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza is No. 3, and U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens is No. 4.

During Williams' time away from the sport, her ranking plunged from No. 1 in the world (not long after she won the 2017 Australian Open while two months pregnant) to outside the top 400 following the birth of her daughter, Olympia, in September. But, regardless of her current lowly ranking, if the 23-time major victor is over that fitness problem she will be a serious contender for yet another Wimbledon triumph.

But the American has been slotted in between Maria Sharapova and Australia's Daria Gavrilova for Wimbledon after tournament officials decided the former victor deserved to be seeded.

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Panama might have been 6-0 down when they scored against England but that did not stop the fans present from celebrating wildly. He has now joined Gary Lineker in 1986 vs Poland and Geoff Hurst in 1966 vs West Germany in achieving this feat.

"Why should I not be seeded if I have the right to be? Why should I not be seeded if I have the right to be?"

The draw for Wimbledon is Friday; play begins Monday. She made it to the fourth round where she would have faced Maria Sharapova but she was forced to withdraw with injury.

The defending champion usually reserves her best for the big occasions and is one of the leading candidates to stop Serena making a winning return to Wimbledon. "She wants to continue to play".

Ivanka Trump championed a backlash and said the decision was "ridiculous" and that "no person should be penalised professionally for having a child".

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