Not seeding Serena in wrong - Evert

Not seeding Serena in wrong — Evert

Not seeding Serena in wrong — Evert

After having her first child in September 2017, Serena Williams is making a triumphant return to grand slam tennis competition by playing in the French Open beginning this week.

Serena Williams will not be given a seed at the French Open because she is ranked 453rd in the world.

Williams, a 23-time major singles victor, is expected to play in her first grand slam tournament since giving birth to her daughter last September.

Now, thanks to the characteristic cussedness that has served her well since her tennis odyssey began in Russian Federation before being honed in Florida, the 31-year-old Sharapova is back in the top 30 and guaranteed a seeded place when the 2018 French Open starts on Sunday.

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The All England Club's official statement on the matter is that it follows the WTA ranking list, except where in the opinion of the seeding committee, a change is necessary to produce a balanced draw.

The king of the clay court is expected to cruise into the later rounds at Roland Garros once again, and this time Nadal will do so as the No. 1 player in the ATP World Rankings.

Though Williams could have headed into the French Open under the World Tennis Association (WTA) protected or through a special ranking rule, the tournament organisers has denied to allot her a seed. Tennis great Maria Sharapova thinks Williams deserves seeding because it takes incredible emotional and physical effort to return to the game after giving birth. She could play Halep in the first round.

"If you're like finished or you stopped because you're going to have a child and you will be in top eight, I think you should have this kind of thing, to have protected seeding", fourth-ranked Elina Svitolina said of Williams. She was not seeded at tournaments in Indian Wells, California, and Miami, and compiled two wins and two losses.

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"It's normal to give birth".

"If a woman takes 12 months maternity leave in a workplace, the law allows her to return to the same position", she said. "She had a kid, which we should all be celebrating, so when she comes back there should be a grace period where she can still be seeded".

Before thrashing Thiem 6-0, 6-2 in Monte Carlo last month, Nadal said the Austrian was "probably one of the three best clay-court players on tour", but the last fortnight has shown that Zverev is potentially even more unsafe. But she'll try for her 24th Grand Slam as an unseeded competitor. She may not like it, but she will go with it and prove what she wants to prove in the process.

In Wimbledon, like in all the other tournaments on the women's side, the seeding formula is authomatically given by the player's ranking.

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French Open organisers announced on Monday they will not give Williams a seeding. "Even if they do test me at my current ranking of 454 in the world".

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