Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon

Marcus Newton
June 26, 2018

"No offence. You're talking about Serena".

"Are those cupcakes from Melissa?" "This court definitely feels like home", she said.

- For the second time, the American secured the "Serena Slam" as she held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time. The American, now ranked 181st, was unseeded at the French Open.

Former world number one Serena Williams and baby Olympia paid a special visit to Centre Court at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Williams had stepped into the Lower East Side marketplace to attend the unveiling of a nearby street mural commissioned by Allstate Foundation Purple Purse.

The US Open has already dropped a huge hint that they will be awarding Williams a seed later this year. "And left not for an injury, but to have a great life and not give up tennis, but to come back".

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All eyes will be on Serena Williams when Wimbledon gets underway next week as the seven-time champion bids to win her first Grand Slam crown since becoming a mother.

Top seed Wozniacki, who won the title in 2009 and was the runner-up past year was talking to the press after winning her opening match against Camila Giorgi (6-2 6-3). She added that players returning from pregnancy should not be "penalized" for starting a family.

"I think and I hope - and it should be under review - to change these rules". She's listed at +600 on the odds sheet, but she's playing well this year (having won the Birmingham Classic just last weekend) and is maybe a safer pick than some of the other favorites. She wants to continue to play.

"There was definitely pressure towards the end", said Williams, who also completed the Serena Slam in 2003.

Williams, made her return to the tour in March at Indian Wells and Miami, following the birth of her daughter. Three months later, Williams and Ohanian, 35, Wednesday in an intimate New Orleans ceremony. I don't think there would be one player that would complain, especially the top ones, if she was one of the top eight'. That's me coming from a different viewpoint'.

While making no promises about where 23-time Grand Slam singles champion Williams might be seeded, Adams said the Open would "revise the seedings if pregnancy is a factor in the current rankings of a player". Williams was ranked No. 1 before giving birth; she is now ranked No. 183.

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