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Wimbledon First Round Begins Today

(Wimbledon, England)  –  Today marks the start of the third major of the tennis season.  First-round play begins at Wimbledon on the famed grass courts of the All England Club.  American Serena Williams is the defending women’s champion and is seeking her 17th Grand Slam singles championship.  Victoria Azarenka is seeded second, followed by Maria Sharapova.

On the men’s side, the top seeds are Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Roger Federer.  Coming off his eighth French Open title earlier this month, Rafael Nadal [[ nah-DAHL ]] is seeded only fifth as he goes after his third Wimbledon crown and 13th major championship.

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