Flushing out the seedings snafus

Serena Williams has far more cause for complaint than Novak Djokovic about the seeding scenarios faced by both this past season

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
24th August, 2018
Serena Williams only 17th seed at US Open. Pic: Getty

Between the return from a year of hell for Novak Djokovic and a return from maternity leave for Serena Williams, the final grand slam of the year should finally put some order on the wonky seedings in tennis of late.

Djokovic, on the other hand, was simply playing terribly for over a year and suddenly remembered he’s an otherworldly player. The reasons for both seeing their seedings take a hammering couldn’t be more different, but...

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