Djokovic and Murray both face Brits in Wimbledon first round

Defending men’s champion Novak Djokovic will play British wildcard James Ward in the first round of the Wimbledon championships on Monday as he continues his bid for a calendar year grand slam.

Andy Murray will also take on a British player, coming up against Liam Broadyin his opener.

For Djokovic in particular it is a tricky draw, given that Ward made it to the third round last year and has picked up some fine scalps in Davis Cup action – not least top 20 player John Isner during Britain’s victory over USA in the first round last year.

The 29-year-old Serb, the top seed, could face a semi-final with third seedRoger Federer, the seven-times champion he beat in the last two finals at the All England Club.

Federer, who missed the French Open through injury, plays Guido Pella in the first round.
Fourth seed Stan Wawrinka, Murray’s prospective semi-final opponent, begins against American teenager Taylor Fritz.
In the women’s tournament, defending champion Serena Williams will play a qualifier in her opening match, but could have to beat Roberta Vinci, AgnieskaRadwanska and Garbine Muguruza in successive matches if she is to win the title.

Muguruza, finalist last year and newly-crowned French Open champion, plays Camila Giorgi in her opener.

Full Men’s singles draw for Wimbledon

• N. Djokovic (SRB) [1] v J. Ward (GBR)
• K. Edmund (GBR) v A. Mannarino (FRA)
• T. Bellucci (BRA) v Qualifier
• L. Rosol (CZE) v S. Querrey (USA) [28]
• P. Kohlschreiber (GER) [21] v P. Herbert (FRA)
• D. Dzumhur (BIH) v D. Kudla (USA)
• B. Klein (GBR) v N. Mahut (FRA)
• D. Sela (ISR) v D. Ferrer (ESP) [13]
• D. Goffin (BEL) [11] v A. Ward (GBR)
• Qualifier v T. Gabashvili (RUS)
• N. Almagro (ESP) v R. Dutra Silva (BRA)
• D. Istomin (UZB) v K. Anderson (RSA) [20]
• J. Sock (USA) [27] v E. Gulbis (LAT)
• D. Schwartzman (ARG) v R. Haase (NED)
• A. Seppi (ITA) v G. Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
• P. Carreno Busta (ESP) v M. Raonic (CAN) [6]
• R. Federer (SUI) [3] v G. Pella (ARG)
• R. Berankis (LTU) v Qualifier
• D. Evans (GBR) v J. Struff (GER)
• E. Donskoy (RUS) v A. Dolgopolov (UKR) [30]
• G. Monfils (FRA) [17] v J. Chardy (FRA)
• M. Jaziri (TUN) v S. Johnson (USA)
• Qualifier v G. Dimitrov (BUL)
• J. Tipsarevic (SRB) v G. Simon (FRA) [16]
• M. Cilic (CRO) [9] v B. Baker (USA)
• S. Stakhovky (UKR) v Qualifier
• P. Lorenzi (ITA) v Qualifier
• B. Coric (CRO) v I. Karlovic (CRO) [23]
• P. Cuevas (URU) [29] v An. Kuznetsov (RUS)
• S. Giraldo (COL) v G. Muller (LUX)
• J. Benneteau (FRA) v I. Marchenko (UKR)
• S. Groth (AUS) v K. Nishikori (JPN) [5]
• D. Thiem (AUT) [8] v F. Mayer (GER)
• J. Vesely (CZE) v Qualifier
• Qualifier v Qualifier
• D. Tursunov (RUS) v J. Sousa (POR) [31]
• A. Zverev (GER) [24] v P-H. Mathieu (FRA)
• H. Zeballos (ARG) v M. Youzhny (RUS)
• B. Becker (GER) v F. Bagnis (ARG)
• I. Dodig (CRO) v T. Berdych (CZE) [10]
• R. Bautista Agut (ESP) [14] v J. Thompson (AUS)
• M. Kukushkin (KAZ) v M. Klizan (SVK)
• G. Elias (POR) v Qualifier
• F. Verdasco (ESP) v B. Tomic (AUS) [19]
• L. Pouille (FRA) [32] v Qualifier
• D. Young (USA) v L. Mayer (ARG)
• S. Robert (FRA) v J. Del Potro (ARG)
• T. Fritz (USA) v S. Wawrinka (SUI) [4]
• R. Gasquet (FRA) [7] v A. Bedene (GBR)
• M. Granollers (ESP) v V. Estrella Burgos (DOM)
• V. Pospisil (CAN) v A. Ramos-Vinolas (ESP)
• Qualifier v V. Troicki (SRB) [25]
• J. Isner (USA) [18] v M. Baghdatis (CYP)
• Qualifier v Qualifier
• T. Daniel (JPN) v J. Monaco (ARG)
• I. Cervantes (ESP) v J-W. Tsonga (FRA) [12]
• N. Kyrgios (AUS) [15] v R. Stepanek (CZE)
• D. Lajovic (SRB) v D. Brown (GER)
• F. Delbonis (ARG) v F. Fognini (ITA)
• R. Ram (USA) v F. Lopez (ESP) [22]
• B. Paire (FRA) [26] v Qualifier
• J. Millman (AUS) v A. Montanes (ESP)
• Y-H. Lu (TPE) v Qualifier
• L. Broady (GBR) v A. Murray (GBR) [2]

Full Women’s singles draw for Wimbledon

• S. Williams (USA) [1] v Qualifier
• C. McHale (USA) v D. Hantuchova (SVK)
• H. Watson (GBR) v A. Beck (GER)
• A. Sasnovich (BLR) v K. Mladenovic (FRA) [31]
• S. Stephens (USA) [18] v S. Peng (CHN)
• Qualifier v A. Tatishvili (USA)
• T. Moore (GBR) v A. Van Uytvanck (BEL)
• C. Wozniacki (DEN) v S. Kuznetsova (RUS) [13]
• T. Bacsinszky (SUI) [11] v Qualifier
• M. Niculescu (ROU) v Qualifier
• Y. Putintseva (KAZ) v M. Melnikova (RUS)
• S-W. Hsieh (TPE) v A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) [21]
• C. Vandeweghe (USA) [27] v K. Bondarenko (UKR)
• K. Swan (GBR) v T. Babos (HUN)
• Kr. Pliskova (CZE) v Qualifier
• A. Riske (USA) v R. Vinci (ITA) [6]
• A. Radwanska (POL) [3] v K. Kozlova (UKR)
• K. Knapp (ITA) v A. Konjuh (CRO)
• P. Parmentier (FRA) v K. Siniakova (CZE)
• C. Buyukakcay (TUR) v C. Garcia (FRA) [30]
• D. Cibulkova (SVK) [19] v M. Lucic-Baroni (CRO)
• D. Gavrilova (AUS) v Q. Wang (CHN)
• E. Bouchard (CAN) v M. Rybarikova (SVK)
• M. Puig (PUR) v J. Konta (GBR) [16]
• P. Kvitova (CZE) [10] v S. Cirstea (ROU)
• E. Makarova (RUS) v J. Larsson (SWE)
• E. Rodina (RUS) v L. Tsurenko (UKR)
• A. Kontaveit (EST) v B. Strycova (CZE) [24]
• A. Petkovic (GER) [32] v N. Hibino (JPN)
• E. Vesnina (RUS) v Qualifier
• Qualifier v Qualifier
• T. Pironkova (BUL) v B. Bencic (SUI) [7]
• S. Halep (ROU) [5] v A. Schmiedlova (SVK)
• A. Sevastova (LAT) v F. Schiavone (ITA)
• D. Kovinic (MNE) v M. Barthel (GER)
• J. Ostapenko (LAT) v K. Bertens (NED) [26]
• S. Errani (ITA) [20] v P. Tig (ROU)
• A. Cornet (FRA) v P. Hercog (SLO)
• N. Gibbs (USA) v K. Flipkens (BEL)
• L. Siegemund (GER) v M. Keys (USA) [9]
• Ka. Pliskova (CZE) [15] v Y. Wickmayer (BEL)
• M. Doi (JPN) v L. Chirico (USA)
• Z. Diyas (KAZ) v A. Friedsam (GER)
• Qualifier v A. Ivanovic (SRB) [23]
• I. Begu (ROU) [25] v C. Witthoeft (GER)
• K. Nara (JPN) v M. Brengle (USA)
• T. Pereira (BRA) v V. Lepchenko (USA)
• L. Robson (GBR) v A. Kerber (GER) [4]
• V. Williams (USA) [8] v D. Vekic (CRO)
• S. Zheng (CHN) v Qualifier
• L. Arruabarrena (ESP) v O. Govortsova (BLR)
• V. Duval (USA) v D. Kasatkina (RUS) [29]
• J. Jankovic (SRB) [22] v S. Voegele (SUI)
• I. Falconi (USA) v Qualifier
• M. Gasparyan (RUS) v D. Allertova (CZE)
• S. Zhang (CHN) v C. Suarez Navarro (ESP) [12]
• S. Stosur (AUS) [14] v M. Linette (POL)
• S. Lisicki (GER) v S. Rogers (USA)
• Y. Shvedova (KAZ) v J. Goerges (GER)
• N. Broady (GBR) v E. Svitolina (UKR) [17]
• L. Safarova (CZE) [28] v B. Mattek-Sands (USA)
• S. Crawford (USA) v Qualifier
• Qualifier v M. Duque-Marino (COL)
• C. Giorgi (ITA) v G. Muguruza (ESP) [2]

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