Federer could face Nadal in quarters at Wimbledon
- June 21, 2013 - 4:35 AM
LONDON — Seven-time champion Roger Federer could face Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
Friday's draw for the grass-court Grand Slam placed the third-seeded Federer and No. 5 Nadal in the same half. Home favorite Andy Murray, who is seeded No. 2, is also in the same bottom half and could meet Nadal or Federer in the semifinal.
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic is in the top half and could face No. 4 David Ferrer in the other semifinal.
Wimbledon's seeding order is determined using the ATP rankings and points are added for achievements in grass-court tournaments in the past 12 months.
Nadal, a two-time Wimbledon champion coming off his eighth French Open victory, has been seeded No. 5 after being sidelined for about seven months with a left knee injury following his surprise loss in the second round at Wimbledon last year.
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