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- adj. Not being a seed, not being in a seed position.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not seeded; not sown. Not having or bearing seed, as a plant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of a piece of ground) not have a crop sown on it
- adj. not seeded; used of players of lesser skill
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Chasing Zimbabwe's 173 for seven off 20 overs, the 'unseeded' Australian team was restricted to 172 for seven, despite an attacking 72 run inning from opener David Warner and
The strong wind had a large impact on this tie and an excellent fightback by the 'unseeded'
The presence of seeds complicates the calculation, but only slightly: given that there are 32 seeds, each of whom faces a non-seed in the first round, and that Isner and Mahut are both unseeded, the probability is 64/96 x 1/95, which works out as 1 in 142.5.
Similarly, working out the likelihood of Mahut going from unseeded to seeded which didn't happen, of course, but might have done would seem to be impossible.
The winner on Saturday will be the clear favourite to lift the trophy, with the ninth seed Sam Stosur playing the unseeded German Angelique Kerber in the other semi.
Williams will meet number nine seed Stosur, who beat unseeded German Angelique Kerber 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.
Open semifinals Saturday night, defending champion Williams was penalized a point for unsportsmanlike conduct — a bizarre, ugly finish that gave a 6-4, 7-5 upset victory to unseeded, unranked Kim Clijsters.
Paszek's victory advances her to the round of 16 where she will face off against Russia's Ksenia Pervak, another unseeded Wimbledon longshot.
Austria's Tamira Paszek, an unseeded underdog, defeated No. 6 Francesca Schiavone at the All England Club on Saturday, pulling off one of the biggest upsets at Wimbledon 2011 thus far.
Victoria Azarenka was not distracted by an early change of scenery when she reached her maiden Wimbledon semi-final with a 6-3, 6-1 hammering of the unseeded Austrian Tamira Paszek.