Andy Murray seeded fourth at this year’s Wimbledon

Andy Murray has been seeded fourth at this year's Wimbledon with six-time champion Roger Federer given the top seed
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Murray, 23, reached the semi-finals of last year's Wimbledon (Photo: Marianne Bevis)

Andy Murray has been seeded fourth at this year’s Wimbledon with six-time champion Roger Federer given the top seed.

The Scot, 23, is currently ranked fourth in the world and defending champion Federer has been handed the top seed despite being surpassed by Rafael Nadal at the summit of the ATP rankings.

Defending ladies’ singles champion Serena Williams has been given top seed status and sister Venus is the number two seed.

Newly-crowned French Open champion Francesca Schiavone is the fifth seed and Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki is number three. Jelena Jankovic of Serbia is the fourth seed.

World no.1 Nadal is the second seed at SW19 with Novak Djokovic is the third. French Open finalist Robin Soderling is the sixth seed.

This year’s Championships get underway next Monday 21 June.

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