Source Pravda.Ru

Nine Russian tennis players seeded at Wimbledon Tournament

Nine Russian tennis players were seeded at the Wimbledon Tournament.

The Wednesday's draw among the best players for the tournament, scheduled to start in a week, determined 32 participants in women and men competitions.

The Russian team will be represented by three male and six female athletes. Mikhail Yuzhny was seeded 16th, Marat Safin - 18th, Yevgeny Kafelnikov - 20th. The women were seeded as follows - Anastasia Myskina - 10th, Elena Dementeyva - 15th, Vera Zvonareva - 16th, Elena Bovina -21st, Nadezhda Petrova - 29th and Elena Likhovskaya - 31st.

A total of 128 participants in each group will take part in the main Wimbledon games scheduled to take place on June 23rd-July 6th.