French Open Women’s Seedings: Serena The Top Seed For A Sixth Time
by Tom Gainey | May 16th, 2016, 9:53 am

Serena Williams will be seeking a fourth French Open title next week at Roland Garros, and she’ll try to do it as the tournament’s top seed for a sixth time after 2003, 2010, 2013-2016.

Thanks to Flavia Pennetta’s retirement and Maria Sharapova’s doping suspension, Serena’s BFF Caroline Wozniacki secured the 32nd seed. The Dane, however, has been recovering from a ankle sprain leaving her participation in some doubt.

French Open seedings are based on this week’s WTA Rankings.

2016 French Open Women’s Seeds
1  Serena Williams
2  Agnieszka Radwanska
3  Angelique Kerber
4  Garbine Muguruza
5  Victoria Azarenka
6  Simona Halep
7  Roberta Vinci
8  Belinda Bencic
9  Timea Bacsinszky
10  Venus Williams
11  Petra Kvitova
12  Lucie Safarova
13  Carla Suarez Navarro
14  Svetlana Kuznetsova
15  Ana Ivanovic
16  Madison Keys
17  Sara Errani
18  Karolina Pliskova
19  Elina Svitolina
20  Sloane Stephens
21  Johanna Konta
22  Samantha Stosur
23  Dominika Cibulkova
24  Jelena Jankovic
25  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
26  Irina-Camelia Begu
27  Kristina Mladenovic
28  Ekaterina Makarova
29  Andrea Petkovic
30  Daria Kasatkina
31  Barbora Strycova
32  Caroline Wozniacki

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2 Comments for French Open Women’s Seedings: Serena The Top Seed For A Sixth Time

RZ Says:

Vika dangerous as a #5 seed (assuming her back heals up on time). Hopefully she will stay out of Serena’s quarter.

BBB Says:

I knew she was hurt but wasn’t sure what – what kind of back injury?

I would like Vika so much if her whooping noises weren’t so irritating.

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