Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka were named as top seeds for the Olympic tennis event.
Beijing bronze-medallist Novak Djokovic is seeded second with home favourite Andy Murray at three in the competition.
World number one Azarenka tops the women’s seeds, followed by 2012 Wimbledon runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland. French Open champion Maria Sharapova, who was Wimbledon champion in 2004, is seeded third followed by 2012 Wimbledon winner Serena Williams, who is also bidding for her third Olympic doubles title with her sister Venus.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 27th, 2012.