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 Men's Seeds
Wimbledon seeds will be announced on Monday 19 June, with the full draw on Tuesday 20 June.
BBC Radio 5 Live's Iain Carter has compiled his own guide on the top 16 expected to catch the eye at SW19 this year.

Marat Safin

Date of birth: 27.01.1980
Nationality: Russian
World ranking: 9
Record at Wimbledon:
'96 :: -
'97 :: -
'98 :: 1st round
'99 :: -

Potentially the young Russian could become one of the sport's biggest stars.

When he is focused few can live with him on a variety of surfaces.

His best performances have come on clay, but also reached the Paris Indoor final last year proving that he is dangerous on a fast court as well.

Even so, appeared to be going off the rails in the early part of this year, when he was fined for not trying at the Australian Open.

Has a propensity to break racquets, but is back on track since teaming up with former Russian star Andrei Chesnokov.



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See also:

12 Jun 00 | Fans Guide
Is the grass always greener?
07 Jun 00 | Tennis
Norman defeats gutsy Safin
05 Jun 00 | Tennis
Norman conquers Medvedev
05 Jun 00 | Tennis
Safin ruins Pioline's dream
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