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Top YONEX Players Seeded for Wimbledon 2013

20 June 2013

The opening of Wimbledon 2013 is approaching, and the seeded players for the championships were announced on the tournament official website yesterday. There are six YONEX professionals competing as the seeds in singles.

In the gentlemen’s event, world top ten-ranked Stanislas Wawrinka (VCORE Tour 97) entered the tournament as the eleventh seed, and Argentina’s Juan Monaco (VCORE Xi 98) is seeded as 22nd.

Meanwhile on the ladies’ side, the 2012 Wimbledon semifinalist Angelique Kerber (VCORE Xi 100) plays as Number 7 seed, Maria Kirilenko (EZONE Xi 98, PTGP125) as No. 10, Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Xi 98) as No. 12, and Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Tour 97, PTGSPN) as No. 23.

Regarding the other YONEX players, the local British Elena Baltacha (VCORE Xi 100) gained direct entry as the wild card, and you would see her play wearing YONEX white dress (TW3767EX) in Wimbledon. Also, Japanese Go Soeda (VCORE Xi 98, PTGSPN) got through the qualifying round and achieved to secure the ticket for the main draw for 4 consecutive years.

The Wimbledon 2013 main draws will be available on Friday, June 21st. We are going to announce the details about YONEX players after the release.

*Players’ images are from Wimbledon 2012.