Venus and Serena Williams (Gallo Images)
Rio de Janeiro - Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, will be the top seeds in women's doubles at the Rio Olympics.
men's doubles, three-time major winner Andy Murray and his brother
Jamie are seeded second, behind the top-seeded French pairing of
Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut.
In men's singles, the top
seed is Novak Djokovic, with Andy Murray seeded second - mirroring
Murray is the defending Olympic champion.
third-ranked Roger Federer and fourth-ranked Stan Wawrinka both out with
injuries, fifth-ranked Rafael Nadal is third in the Olympic men's
singles seedings announced by the International Tennis Federation, the
sport's governing body.
In women's singles, top-ranked Serena
Williams is the top Olympic seed.
Williams is the defending champion in
singles and in doubles with Venus.