Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu learned their first-round opponents in this year’s Wimbledon draw.

Wimbledon 2022: Novak Djokovic draws Soonwoo Kwon in first round (AP Photo)

Wimbledon 2022: Novak Djokovic draws Soonwoo Kwon in first round (AP Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Novak Djokovic will begin his title defense vs world no 75 Kwon Soon-woo
  • Serena Williams will play Harmony Tan in her first singles match in a year
  • Iga Swiatek opens her campaign against Croatian qualifier Jana Fett

Defending men’s champion Novak Djokovic will begin his title defense against South Korea’s Kwon Soon-woo, ranked 75th in the world, whereas Serena Williams, who is returning to singles after a year out, will play French debutant, Harmony Tan.

Top seed Iga Swiatek, who won the French Open earlier this month, opens her campaign against Croatian qualifier Jana Fett. Poland’s Swiatek, 21, has won 35 consecutive matches leading into Wimbledon.

British number one Emma Raducanu has been drawn against Belgium’s Alison van Uytvanck in the Wimbledon first round. Two-time champion Andy Murray, who is trying to overcome an abdominal injury, faces Australia’s, James Duckworth.

Britain’s Harriet Dart plays Spain’s Rebekah Masarova, while Katie Boulter faces France’s Clara Burel and Jodie Burrage takes on Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko.

Tunisian third seed Ons Jabeur, who played with Williams at Eastbourne before pulling out with a knee injury, faces Swedish qualifier, Mirjam Bjorklund. In the men’s event, British wildcard Paul Jubb will play Australia’s Nick Kyrgios.





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