| LONDON, July 26
LONDON, July 26 Top seeded Roger Federer could
meet Britain's Andy Murray in the Olympic tennis final in a
repeat of Wimbledon earlier this month, after the pair were
drawn on opposite sides of the competition on Thursday.
Third seed Murray will take on Federer's fellow-Swiss
Stanislas Wawrinka in his opening match.
Federer, the top seed and world number one, will play
Colombia's Alejandro Falla while Serbia's Novak Djokovic, seeded
two, will face Italy's Fabio Fognini.
Women's top seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka will play
Romanian world number 79 Irina-Camelia Begu in the first round
when the competition kicks off later this week.
America's Serena Williams, fresh from her fifth Wimbledon
title, takes on former world number one Jelena Jankovic of
Neither of Beijing's singles gold medallists will be
returning to defend their titles, after Spain's Rafa Nadal was
forced to pull out through injury and Russia's Elena Dementieva
Top seeded mens duo Mike and Bob Bryan will play Brazil's
Thomaz Bellucci and Andre Sa, and could face Beijing doubles
gold medallists Federer and Wawrinka in the quarter finals.
In the women's doubles, top seeded American's Liezel Huber
and Lisa Raymond get a pass to the second round after the
withdrawal of Ukraine's Alona and Kateryna Bondarenko due to
Unseeded defending gold medallists Venus and Serena Williams
will take on Romania's Sorana Cirstea and Simona Halep.
(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, editing by Alan Baldwin)