The 23 time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams has been seeded by the All England Club for the 2018 Wimbledon championship.

Thirty six year old Williams is ranked at 183 in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) folliwing her maternity leave. She has been named as 25th seed for this year’s competition.


This means that Williams will avoid facing top seeded players like Simone Halep in her first round.

Serena Williams has only played seven competitive matches since her maternity leave.

Wimbledon kicks off on the 2nd of July and runs until 15 July 2018.