Djokovic, Murray seeded 1st and 2nd at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic, from Serbia, poses with the French Open tennis trophy during a photo session at the Place de la Concorde, in Paris, Monday June 6, 2016. Djokovic was the winner against Britain's Andy Murray in four sets 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Novak Djokovic, from Serbia, poses with the French Open tennis trophy during a photo session at the Place de la Concorde, in Paris, Monday June 6, 2016. Djokovic was the winner against Britain’s Andy Murray in four sets 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic cannot face Andy Murray until the final at Wimbledon after they were seeded first and second, respectively, for the third tennis grand slam of the year.

It means Djokovic and Murray will be in separate halves of the draw when it is made on Friday.

Seedings were based on the current world rankings but rearranged to reflect players’ grass-court achievements. Richard Gasquet, the 10th-ranked player of France and a two-time Wimbledon semifinalist, is No. 7 and 13th-ranked Marin Cilic, a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon the past two years, is No. 9.

The women’s seedings follow the WTA rankings, with six-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams at No. 1 and Garbine Muguruza at No. 2.

Play starts Monday.

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